Kinship Diagram Example: Bilateral Descent Kinship

The best way to understand Kinship Diagram is to look at some examples of Kinship Diagram and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Kinship Diagram example below using Visual Paradigm's online Kinship Diagram tool.

What is Kinship Diagram?

Kinship diagrams, or kinship charts, are used to organize information on familial lineages. A kinship diagram is a family tree that uses both symbols and letters to designate position and relation. Kinship diagrams can focus on the relatives of one person or the relationships of an entire family. To make a kinship chart, collect as much information about your family tree as possible.

There are some basic symbols that are used in kinship diagrams. One set of symbols is used to represent people. The other set is used to represent relationships or connections between people.

How to draw a Kinship Diagram?

You can easily create Kinship Diagram using a quality Kinship Diagram software like VP Online Diagrams:

  1. Create a Kinship Diagram.
  2. Drag and drop the symbols you need from the palette onto the diagram. Connect them with proper connector lines.
  3. Once your diagram is complete, you can save it (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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