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How can you not know your grandparents names??

If they died before you were born or when you were little that's NO excuse because your family should have still have talked about them since then. I dont get why you wouldn't know the names.

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:30 PM on Dec. 14, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I guess that is a family who isnt very family oriented.

    Answer by sahlady at 7:31 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • grandmagrandpa


    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:31 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • some people don't have any connection to grandparents. Like my SO never knew his dad and he grew up with his grandparents from his mom side, they didn't know his dad either or his family history so there's nothing to really discus about them.


    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 7:32 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • hmmmm.....what if you're adopted and you don't know your bio grandparents names??

    Answer by annabsmommy at 7:33 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • Hmmm, not a very nice post. There are several reasons that people don't know their names....just because you know doesn't mean everyone knows or should.

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 7:36 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • i never knew my grandparents on my dad's side's names until i was like a teenager. and even then i'd forget their names. we just called them grandma and grandpa. my parents just called them mom and dad. come to think of it, i can't remember my dad's mom's name right starts with an E i other than that, i know all my aunt's and uncles names. well most of them anyway. a couple of them i've only met once or twice while growing up. my dad is 1 of 8. 4 boys and 4 girls. my mom's 1 of 3. (can you tell which one is southern and which one is a yankee? LOL)

    Answer by armywife43 at 7:38 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • I was taken from my bio mom after I was born. I lived a lied to, abused life with the RN that kept me & her DH. I don't know whom my father is or any family at all. Not even his or their names!

    Answer by Angellinda at 7:39 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • my grandfather my moms dad died before i was born but his name was john but people called him jack, her mother's name was mary, my dads real dad he dont know cos he left when he was very young but his step dads name was bob and his mothers name i just dont know never asked my dad cos talking about his mom upsets him as she died on his 40th birthday

    Answer by angelbaby1323 at 7:42 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • My husband's one grandfather died when his mother was only two years old. His grandmother remarried. While he knew his 'grandfather' wasn't his mother's dad, apparently the man forbid his wife's first husband to be mentioned. It wasn't until he was an adult that he learned the name of his deceased grandfather.

    Also, I agree with armywife. My grandparents called each other 'mom' and 'daddy' just as their kids did. I could see how it would be easy to not know their names. In addition, my grandfather was not ever called by his real name by anyone--not even his own mother. He was always called by a nickname.


    Answer by layh41407 at 7:45 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • Adoption, a foster child that has never seen or met their family.

    Answer by zbee at 7:47 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

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