What does your connections mean

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What does your connections mean. It has come up with 25 degrees and names .
in WikiTree Help by Allan Turner G2G1 (1.2k points)
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What it means is that the two people in question are connected by a path through the tree it takes that many connections to go between. Those connections might go through siblings of spouses to make the path. It is a “fun” way to see how we are all connected.
by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (424k points)
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Or, quite simply, (very, very distantly in some cases) related by marriage, not by blood

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