Is there a such thing as an uncle-in-law?

Uncle-in-law can refer to the husband of one’s aunt or uncle or the uncle of one’s spouse. When referring to the husband of one’s aunt the term uncle is usually used. A great-uncle/granduncle/grand-uncle is the brother of one’s grandparent.

What is uncle by marriage?

The brother of one of your parents, or. The husband of one of your aunts, i.e. the brother-in-law of one of your parents.

Is my wife’s uncle my uncle-in-law?

‘Uncle-in-law’ could be my aunt’s husband (just as ‘brother-in-law’ could be my sister’s husband) or my spouse’s uncle (just as ‘brother-in-law’ could be my spouse’s brother). In any case, we have the possibility of specifying: ‘my mother’s sister’s husband’ v ‘my father’s sister’s husband’ etc.

Who is your aunt-in-law?

An aunt-in-law is the aunt of one’s spouse. An aunt-in-law can also be an aunt by marriage (female spouse of a relative). A great-aunt/grandaunt (sometimes written grand-aunt) is the sister of one’s grandparent.

Can an uncle marry his niece?

there is no comparably strong objection to uncle-niece marriages,” Tuesday’s ruling reads. Judge Robert Smith of the Court of Appeals wrote that such unions were lawful in New York until 1893 and Rhode Island allows them.