Kinship Diagram Example: Family Kinship Figure

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 create a Kinship Diagram?

Visual Paradigm Online features a Kinship Diagram tool and a set of pre-made Kinship Diagram templates. You can create a diagram from a template or from scratch by following the steps below:

  1. Create a blank Kinship Diagram.
  2. The palette on the left lists the Kinship Diagram shapes available. Drag and drop the shapes you need onto the diagram and connect them with connectors.
  3. Save your finished work (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access, or to export your diagram as image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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