A report on Family

Sauk family photographed by Frank Rinehart in 1899
Detail of a gold glass medallion with a portrait of a family, from Alexandria (Roman Egypt), 3rd–4th century (Brescia, Museo di Santa Giulia)
Mennonite siblings, Montana, United States, 1937
A German mother with her children in the 1960s
Settled Sami (Lapplander) family of farmers in Stensele, Västerbotten, Sweden, early 20th century
A father with his children in the United States in the 1940s
Hispanic family eating a meal.
A family from Basankusu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Extended family with roots in Cape Town, Kimberley and Pretoria, South Africa
Chinese immigrant with his three wives and fourteen children, Cairns, Australia, 1904
Family in India, 1870s
Family in a wagon, Lee County, Mississippi, United States, August 1935.
Family tree with some family members.
Family tree with other family members.
Swedish family eating, 1902
Group photograph of a Norwegian family by Gustav Borgen ca. 1900: Father, mother, three sons and two daughters.
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson with grandchild, 1900
Father and child, Dhaka, Bangladesh
The family of Finnish statesman J. K. Paasikivi (right) in 1906
Queen Victoria, with her eldest daughter
Family arrangements in the United States have become more diverse with no particular household arrangement representing half of the United States population.
Percentage of births to unmarried women, selected countries, 1980 and 2007
A traditional, formal presentation of the bride price at a Thai engagement ceremony.
Map of countries by fertility rate (2020), according to the Population Reference Bureau
Global maternal mortality rate per 100 000 live births, (2010)
World infant mortality rates in 2012
Parents with child statue, Hrobákova street, Petržalka, Bratislava
The Family, a sculpture by Robert Thomas, in Cardiff, Wales

Group of people related either by consanguinity (by recognized birth) or affinity (by marriage or other relationship).

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Sauk family photographed by Frank Rinehart in 1899

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A multi-generational extended family in Chaghcharan, Ghor Province, Afghanistan.

Kinship

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Web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of all humans in all societies, although its exact meanings even within this discipline are often debated.

Web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of all humans in all societies, although its exact meanings even within this discipline are often debated.

A multi-generational extended family in Chaghcharan, Ghor Province, Afghanistan.
A mention of "cȳnne" (kinsmen) in the Beowulf
An illustration of the bi-relational and tri-relational senses of nakurrng in Bininj Gun-Wok.
A broad comparison of (left, top-to-bottom) Hawaiian, Sudanese, Eskimo, (right, top-to-bottom) Iroquois, Crow and Omaha kinship systems.

Family relations can be represented concretely (mother, brother, grandfather) or abstractly by degrees of relationship (kinship distance).

An American nuclear family composed of the mother, father, and their children circa 1955

Nuclear family

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An American nuclear family composed of the mother, father, and their children circa 1955
From 1970 to 2000, family arrangements in the US became more diverse with no particular household arrangement prevalent enough to be identified as the "average"

A nuclear family, elementary family or conjugal family is a family group consisting of parents and their children (one or more), typically living in one home residence.

Graphic of the Omaha kinship system

Omaha kinship

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Graphic of the Omaha kinship system

Omaha kinship is the system of terms and relationships used to define family in Omaha tribal culture.

Sudanese kinship

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Sudanese kinship, also referred to as the descriptive system, is a kinship system used to define family.

Graphic of the Eskimo kinship system

Eskimo kinship

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Graphic of the Eskimo kinship system

Eskimo kinship or Inuit kinship is a category of kinship used to define family organization in anthropology.

Graphic of the Hawaiian kinship system

Hawaiian kinship

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Graphic of the Hawaiian kinship system

Hawaiian kinship, also referred to as the generational system, is a kinship terminology system used to define family within languages.

Graphic of the Crow kinship system

Crow kinship

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Graphic of the Crow kinship system

Crow kinship is a kinship system used to define family.

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Marriage

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Culturally and often legally recognized union between people called spouses.

Culturally and often legally recognized union between people called spouses.

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Swedish royal wedding clothes from 1766 at Livrustkammaren in Stockholm
Indonesian wedding
Nepali wedding
Islamic wedding
Ancient Sumerian depiction of the marriage of Inanna and Dumuzid
In an 1828 "Wife Wanted" advertisement, an Englishman claiming a "great taste for building" pledges to apply a prospective wife's dowry-like £1000+ to build property that will be "settled on her for life".
Family chart showing relatives who, in Islamic Sharia law, would be considered mahrim (or maharem): unmarriageable kin with whom sexual intercourse would be considered incestuous.
An arranged marriage between Louis XIV of France and Maria Theresa of Spain.
Criticism about the Azeri society tradition from domestic violence to the social and political participation of women in the community
Traditional, formal presentation of the bridewealth (also known as "sin sot") at an engagement ceremony in Thailand
Couple married in a Shinto ceremony in Takayama, Gifu prefecture.
A newly married Assyrian couple.
Various advocates of same-sex marriage, such as this protester at a demonstration in New York City against California Proposition 8, consider civil unions an inferior alternative to legal recognition of same-sex marriage.
"Esposas de Matrimonio" ("Wedding Cuffs"), a wedding ring sculpture expressing the criticism of marriages' effects on individual liberty. Esposas is a play on Spanish, in which the singular form of the word esposa refers to a spouse, and the plural refers to handcuffs.
Countries where married women are required by law to obey their husbands as of 2015.
Christ and the woman taken in adultery by Jan Brueghel the Elder, Pinakothek
Magdalene laundries were institutions that existed from the 18th to the late 20th centuries, throughout Europe and North America, where "fallen women", including unmarried mothers, were detained. Photo: Magdalene laundry in Ireland, ca. early 20th century.
Anti-dowry poster in Bangalore, India.
The Outcast, by Richard Redgrave, 1851. A patriarch casts his daughter and her illegitimate baby out of the family home.
Percentage of births to unmarried women, selected countries, 1980 and 2007.
A man and woman exchange rings
Crowning during Holy Matrimony in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic Church and a part of the Saint Thomas Christian community in India
Christian wedding in Kyoto, Japan
Russian orthodox wedding ceremony
A couple following their marriage in the Manti Utah Temple
Newlywed couples visit Timur's statues to receive wedding blessings in Uzbekistan.
A Muslim bride of Pakistan origin signing the nikkah nama or marriage certificate.
A Muslim couple being wed alongside the Tungabhadra River at Hampi, India.
A Jewish wedding, painting by Jozef Israëls, 1903
A Ketubah in Hebrew, a Jewish marriage-contract outlining the duties of each partner.
Hindu marriage ceremony from a Rajput wedding.
A Nepali Hindu couple in marriage ceremony.
Seuso and his wife
Woodcut. How Reymont and Melusina were betrothed / And by the bishop were blessed in their bed on their wedlock. From the Melusine, 15th century.
A marriage in 1960 in Italy. Photo by Paolo Monti.
Newlyweds after a civil ceremony in the tower of Stockholm City Hall in 2016
U.S States, by the date of repeal of anti-miscegenation laws:
No laws passed
Repealed before 1887
Repealed between 1948 and 1967
Overturned on 12 June 1967

Group marriage (also known as multi-lateral marriage) is a form of polyamory in which more than two persons form a family unit, with all the members of the group marriage being considered to be married to all the other members of the group marriage, and all members of the marriage share parental responsibility for any children arising from the marriage.

The family tree of Louis III, Duke of Württemberg (ruled 1568–1593)

Genealogy

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The family tree of Louis III, Duke of Württemberg (ruled 1568–1593)
The family tree of "the Landas", a 17th-century family
12 generations patrilineage of a Hindu Lingayat male from central Karnataka spanning over 275 years, depicted in descending order
A Medieval genealogy traced from Adam and Eve
Variations of VNTR allele lengths in six individuals
Gramps is an example of genealogy software.
A family history page from an antebellum era family Bible
The Family History Library, operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the world's largest library dedicated to genealogical research.
Lineage of a family, c. 1809

Genealogy is the study of families, family history, and the tracing of their lineages.

Family economics

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Family economics applies economic concepts such as production, division of labor, distribution, and decision making to the family.