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.
Note: You can also view these words with translations from Spanish to English. Words in bold added during the last update.)
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
Additional Family Words
Aunt ➔ La tía
Uncle ➔ El tío
Cousin ➔ Primo/Prima
Nephew ➔ Sobrino
Niece ➔ Sobrina
General People Words in Spanish:
Baby ➔ Bebé
Boy ➔ Chico
Children ➔ Niños
Friend ➔ Amigo
Girl ➔ Chica
I ➔ Yo
Man ➔ Hombre
Small child ➔ Niño pequeño
Twins ➔ Gemelos
Woman ➔ Mujer
Spanish Phrases Using Family and People Words:
Aunts and uncles ➔ Tías y tíos
Can we be friends? ➔ ¿Podemos ser amigos?
How are you feeling, brother? ➔ ¿Como te sientes, hermano?
How are you, brother? ➔ ¿Cómo estas hermano?
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?
Your family is my family now. ➔ Tu familia es mi familia ahora.
*List of Spanish family words last updated: March 15, 2018.
Can you answer these questions about Spanish family words and people phrases? Give it a try, then scroll back up to check your answers.
1. What is the meaning of el padrastro in English?
2. How do you say how are you brother in Spanish?
3. What is the meaning of la hermana in English?
4. How do you say step mom in Spanish?
5. How do you say my family in Spanish?
6. How do you say your family is my family now in Spanish?
7. What is the meaning of la madrastra in English?
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As most of the translations in the list above are user submitted, it's quite possible for there to be mistakes on the page. If you speak Spanish and have a correction you'd like to share, feel free to leave a message below. Thanks again for any help you can provide.
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