National Cousins Day is celebrated on July 24 of every year. National Cousins Day is the best opportunity to thank your cousins for all that they do for you. A cousin is a relative with whom a person shares one or more common ancestors and includes First, Second, and Third Cousins. This day is dedicated to those amazing individuals who helped us ensure all our family get-togethers and holidays. They were there to keep company with us at the kid’s table, and for some of us, they were the siblings we never had. Cousins often end up being lifelong friends. National Cousins Day is a perfect day to let all of your cousins know how much they mean to you.
“Cousins are people that are ready-made friends, you have laughs with them and remember good times from a young age, you have fights with them but you always know you love each other, they are a better thing than brothers and sisters and friends cause there all pieced together as one.” – Courtney Cox
History of National Cousins Day
The origin of this day is unknown, but the reason for its existence is evident. It is the time of the year to rekindle and reestablish those beautiful and high childhood bonds. A cousin is a relative with whom a person shares one or more common ancestors. There different types of cousins like first cousins, second cousins, third cousins, referring to the number of generations to one’s closest common ancestor. Reach out to your cousins or get together with them to let them know they are important to you.
Other Celebrations on July 24
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How to Celebrate the Day
Celebrate the day by sending cards to your cousins wishing them a happy National Cousins Day. If you live close to your cousins, then plan a get-together with them. If you live far away from your cousins, then make a phone call or video call to them. Take pictures with your cousins and share them with others on social media by using the hashtag #CousinsDay or #nationalcousinsday.
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