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English to Spanish: Family and People Words

Family (and people in general for that matter) are a very important part of life and as such, knowing the translations for such family and people words can be quite useful to those learning Spanish. This page can help your studies by providing you with the various English to Spanish translations for many such words and phrases.

First up you'll find a large selection of family words - ranging from immediate family members to more distant ones. Then there are a series of general people words, followed by translated sentences and phrases that use family and people words.

Family and People Words from English to Spanish

You can also view these words with translations from Spanish to English.

(Words in bold added during the last update.)

English to Spanish Family Words:

Family - La familia
My family - Mi familia
Your family - Tu familia

Parents - Los padres
My parents - Mis padres
Your parents - Tus padres

Mother - La madre
Mom - La mamá
Step mom - La madrastra
Her mother - Su madre

Father - El padre
Dad - El papá
Step dad - El padrastro
His father - Su padre

Grandparents - Abuelos

Grandmother - La abuela
Grandfather - El abuelo

Siblings - Hermanos

Sister - La hermana
Older sister - Hermana mayor
Younger sister - Hermana menor

Brother - El hermano
Older brother - Hermano mayor
Younger brother - Hermano menor

Aunt - La tía
Uncle - El tío
Cousin - Primo/Prima

Nephew - Sobrino
Niece - Sobrina

General People Words from English to Spanish:

Baby - Bebé
Boy - Chico
Children - Niños
Friend - Amigo
Girl - Chica
I - Yo
Man - Hombre
Small child - Niño pequeño
Twins - Gemelos
Woman - Mujer

English to Spanish Phrases Using Family and People Words:

Can we be friends? - ¿Podemos ser amigos?
My father is handsome - Mi padre es guapo
My mom is pretty - Mi mama es linda
This is my sister - Ella es mi hermana
This is my mother - Esta es mi madre
Where is the mom? - ¿Donde esta la mama?
Where is your father? - ¿Dónde está tu padre?
Where is your mother? - ¿Dónde está tu madre
Who is your brother? - ¿Quien es tu hermano?

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The Fine Print

I don't speak Spanish myself, so there could be mistakes in the translations. Most of what is here is user-submitted, but I do try to check for accuracy and make corrections as I can. Thanks for your understanding.

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