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National Cousins Day: Quotes, Jokes, FAQs

There’s always that one cousin who is also your best friend. So, take time this July 24 to celebrate the bond you both have on National Cousins Day!

When is National Cousins Day?

National Cousins Day is celebrated on July 24 every year.

FAQs About National Cousins Day

The FAQs and fun facts below will definitely help increase your knowledge of National Cousins Day immensely.

National Cousins Day.

Why is National Cousins Day celebrated?

Whether you are close-knit with your cousins or see them occasionally, you must have shared memories and are likely close friends. At family gatherings, you must get into trouble together and annoy each other every chance you get.

Some of them might even seem like siblings more than your actual siblings. Therefore, we celebrate National Cousins Day every year on July 24 to recognize the lifelong relationships and hardships cousins endure together.

See 31 Touching Quotes About Family.

What constitutes a cousin?

A cousin is a person separated from you by two or more generations through the most common ancestor, usually a grandparent.

What are some other important relationship holidays?

Some other similar days include Sisters Day, Grandparents Day, Siblings Day, Fathers Day, and Mother’s Day. As well as that, Twin Day, Play Day With Dad, Brother’s Day, and Sibling’s Day are also quite popular.

See Birthday Wishes for Cousins.

How can I celebrate National Cousins Day?

To celebrate the day, you can simply choose a cousin-themed TV show and binge-watch it with your cousin. Maria Tomei, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and My Cousin Vinny are some amazing options.

Or, you can host a digital National Cousins Day reunion, inviting all your cousins to it and discussing topics everyone likes. This is a particularly good option if you all live far apart.

You can also post a picture of your cousins and write a heartfelt message as the caption. Otherwise, you can always look towards the end of the article for some short caption ideas. Finally, you can send off your DNA to be tested and perhaps you’ll find some new cousins!

They're cousins.

Quotes About Cousins

Cousins are friends that will love you forever.
Constance Richards

We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.

My cousins are shareholders of my soul.
Saswat Padh

Cousins are cool to see, impossible to forget, and true to your heart.
Leo Farno

God made us cousins because He knew our mothers couldn’t handle us as siblings.

Cousins are more than cousins; they are best friends that are there for us through it all.
Heather Mills

In my cousin, I found a second self.
Isabel Norton

Cousins are people that are ready-made friends.
Courtney Cox

A real cousin is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Cousins are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.
Ed Cunningham

Cousins are different beautiful flowers in the same garden.

Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.
H.L. Mencken

At Christmas, cousins are the presents under the tree.
Karen Decourcey

Cousin Sayings

A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.
Marion C. Garretty

Never forget who was with you from the start.
Ziad K. Abdelnour

Cousin by blood, friends by choice.
Darlene Shaw

Cousins: a little bit crazy, a little bit loud, and a whole lot of love.

Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.
Anthony Brandt

The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.
Dodie Smith

Cousins Jokes

My little cousin was showing off that he sleeps in a race car bed… Jokes on him I sleep in a real car.

My cousin told me it’s totally safe to get a dental piercing. Turns out he was lying through his teeth.

A cousin of mine posted a couple of posts on Instagram, but the mods deleted them… Now he’s my cousin, twice removed.

My cousin runs a thriving deer farm. He’s really rolling in the doe.

How do you call Bruce Lee’s vegan cousin?
Broco Lee.

Why are panthers so much stealthier than their jaguar and leopard cousins?
Because they’re never spotted.

Did you know Darth Vader’s cousin lives in Switzerland and drives a cab?
He’s called ‘Taxi Vader’.

Who was Shakespeare’s reptilian cousin?

A cousin twice removed.

Fun Facts About Cousins

1.) Marrying first cousins does actually cause birth defects. In fact, as compared to the normal 2% chance, it doubles to 4% in the case of first cousins.

2.) All the Ashkenazi Jews, ones from Central and Eastern Europe, are 30th cousins. Research proved that they all descended from around 350 people 800 years ago, making them distant cousins.

3.) Close friends often share up to 1% of genetic material. This is the same as fourth cousins or cousins who share the same great-great-great-grandparents.

4.) In most parts of the world, marrying third cousins, on average, increases the rate of fertility.

5.) Because they’re one of the first people you ever meet, cousins are also often your best friends. This may also be because you share the same norms and know almost equally about family drama.

Cousin Captions for Instagram

Always better together.

A cousin a day keeps the boredom away.

Live for the moments you can’t put in words.

Good times + crazy cousins = Great memories!

Be jealous, I have the best cousins!

Life was meant for best cousins and good adventures!

Forever and always.

Better doing together.

Nonorganic siblings.

It is no mistake to have crazy cousins.

Can’t keep calm. I miss my cousin.

Cousins are always best friends.

Cousins by blood – friends by choice.

Happiness Is A Selfie With Friends.

Cousins are friends that will love you forever.

Nobody will understand the craziness of your family better than your cousins.






By Sarah Johnson

Sarah writes about culture, family, and entertainment.


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