Definition of family history
- They have a family history of heart disease.
- a family history of violence
- He can trace his family history all the way back to the Pilgrims.
: a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household
: a group of persons of common ancestry : clan
: a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock : race
: of or relating to a family (see 1family)
: designed or suitable for both children and adults
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