Nephew vs. Niece

Nephew vs. Niece — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Nephew and Niece

Nephewnoun

A son of one's brother or sister or of the brother or sister of one's spouse.

Niecenoun

The daughter of one's brother or sister or of the brother or sister of one's spouse.

Nephewnoun

A son of one's sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either a son of one's brother (fraternal nephew) or a son of one's sister (sororal nephew).

Niecenoun

A daughter of one’s sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either the daughter of one's brother ("fraternal niece"), or of one's sister ("sororal niece").

My niece just celebrated her 15th birthday.

Nephewnoun

(archaic) A son of one's child, grandson.

Niecenoun

a daughter of your brother or sister

Nephewnoun

a son of your brother or sister