Wikidata:WikiProject Parenthood


Improve and define the structure to describe human relationship.


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Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
fatherP22Itemfather: male parent of the subject. For stepfather, use "stepparent" (P3448)George Washington <father> Augustine Washingtonchild
motherP25Itemmother: female parent of the subject. For stepmother, use "stepparent" (P3448)George Washington <mother> Mary Ball Washingtonchild
childP40Itemchild: subject has object as child. Do not use for stepchildrenGeorge Washington <child> John Parke Custisfather, mother and parent
siblingP3373Itemsibling: the subject and the object have the same parents (brother, sister, etc.); use "relative" (P1038) for siblings-in-law (brother-in-law, sister-in-law, etc.) and step-siblings (step-brothers, step-sisters, etc.)George Washington <sibling> Samuel Washingtonsibling
spouseP26Itemspouse: the subject has the object as their spouse (husband, wife, partner, etc.). Use "unmarried partner" (P451) for non-married companionsGeorge Washington <spouse> Martha Washingtonspouse
unmarried partnerP451Itemcohabitor: someone with whom the person is in a relationship without being married. Use "spouse" (P26) for married couplesSimone de Beauvoir <unmarried partner> Jean-Paul Sartreunmarried partner
relativeP1038Itemkinship: family member (qualify with "type of kinship", P1039; for direct family member please use specific property)Moulay Ali Cherif <relative> Al Hassan Addakhil-
kinship to subjectP1039Itemkinship: qualifier of "relative" (P1038) to indicate less usual family relationships (ancestor, son-in-law, adoptions, etc). Indicate how the qualificator item is related to the main item.Indira Gandhi <kinship to subject> daughter-in-law-
stepparentP3448Itemstepparent: subject has the object as their stepparentMarcus Aurelius <stepparent> Antoninus Pius-

kinship to subject (P1039)Edit

Terms may be specific to some languages and all translate to "relative" or "in-law" in English.

See: Wikidata:WikiProject Parenthood/lists/kinship types