These are the known families of the characters of Xanth though not all of them. Trees are drawn if there are five or more people across two or more generations unless it is complicated. All people and relationships in parentheses are from one of Ida's moons or an alternate reality.
♥ denotes marriage.
♡ denotes affair or accidental love spring union.
The family of Kings and Magicians
Ebnez ♥ Mnem
Calliope Euterpe Melpomene Polyhymenia Erato Terpsichore Thalia Urania Clio ♥ Sherlock
¦ Ciriana (a)
Roland ♥ Bianca Merlin ♥ Tapis
│ unnamed woman ♥═ Trent ═♥ Iris Simurgh ┌────────────────┴───────────────┐
Bink ♥ Chameleon │ │ │ Jonathan ♥ Millie │
┌─┴────┬──────────┐ son ┌────┴────┬────────│───────────┬───────────────┐ ┌─────────┴─────────┐ │
Dor ════│══════════│═══════♥═══════ Irene Ilene ═♥═ Sim (Trenris) Irenti/Trentia Vernon ♥ Lacuna Hiatus ♥ Desiree │
Murphy ♥ Vadne │ │ │ ┌───────┬────┴──┬──────────┐ │ │
│ Auspice Anima │ Cu(b)e ♥ Ryver Jot Tittle (Lacky) Piper │
Grey ════♥═══ Ivy Roland Robot ♥ Hannah Barbarian (Io) Ho (♥════════) Ida ═══════♥ Hilarion Roogna ♥ Taplin (♥════════════════════════) Dolph ══════════════════════♥ Electra Marrow Bones ♥ Grace'l Ossein
┌────────────┬──────────────────┬─────────────────────┴────┬───────────┬────────────────│──────────────┬─────────┬────────────┬──────────┬────────────────┬──────────────────┬────────┐ │ │ │ │ ┌──────────┐ ┌──┴───┬────────┐ ┌────┴─────┐
Abscissa Ordinate Anomy ♥ Melody Bev ♥ Bryce ♥ Harmony Rhythm ═══♥═══ Cyrus Cyborg (Revy Ilene II Gerrod Grant Isabella Emily Carolyn Dol Green) (Idaho) (Idyll) Ione (Dolin) Haughty ♥ Charon Sharon ♦ PL(U/T)O ♥ Eve │ (Crescendo) │ Joy'nt Bone
│ ┌────┴──┬─────────┐ │ │ Dawn ══════♥═════ Picka Bone
(Melanoma) son son daughter Kadence Plato ┌────┴────┐
│ │ │ Data Piton
While Trent was exiled in Mundania, he married and had a son. Their deaths were the catalyst of his return to Xanth.
Abscissa travels by geometry moving along the X coordinate. When working with her brother Ordinate, she can travel anywhere instantly.
Anima animates the inanimate.
Auspice changes her nature involuntarily to match her surroundings in mood, attitude, appearance and ability.
Bink can not be harmed by magic and fourth king pro tem during Night Mare. All of his descendants will be magicians.
Crescendo makes music with anything he touches. He is on Ptero.
Dawn knows everything about the animate.
Dol makes inanimate things come alive. He is on Ptero.
Dolin does the right thing. He is on Ptero.
Dolph can shape change.
Donald is on Ptero.
Dor talks to inanimate objects, and twentieth king of Xanth.
Ebnez was the sixteenth King of Xanth.
Eve knows everything about the inanimate.
Gerrod communicates with water. He is on Pyramid's Blue Face.
Grant reads minds. He is on Ptero.
Green manipulates time to move father. She is on Ptero.
Grey nullifies magic.
Harmony sings or plays something real.
Ida is the sorceress of the idea, when someone who does not know her talent presents her with an idea, it will come true.
Idaho's talent was never given. She would be a descendant of Bink, so it would be sorceress level. She is on Ptero.
Idyll suppresses all thought. She is on Ptero.
Ilene II controls storms. She is on Pyramid's Blue Face.
Io's talent was never given. She is in one of the Realities and would be a descendant of Bink, so it would be sorceress level.
Ione makes a lie the truth if the liar does not know her.
Irene is the sorceress of plants and seventh king pro tem during Night Mare.
Iris is the sorceress of illusion and was the sixth king pro tem during Night Mare.
Isabella Emily Carolyn borrows talents for an hour. She is on Ptero.
Ivy is the sorceress of enhancement and the twenty-first king of Xanth.
Jonathan is the magician of zombies and the sixth King of Xanth. He was part of the chain of Kings in Night Mare.
Kadence aligns people and objects to a cadence, organizing them.
Melanoma grows or reverses tumors on anything. She is on Ptero.
Melody sings or plays something real.
Merlin was the magician of knowledge and the first King of Xanth.
Murphy is the magician whose curse will make things go wrong. He served as king pro tem in Isle of View.
Ordinate travels by geometry moving along the Y coordinate. When working with his sister Abscissa, he can travel anywhere instantly.
Plato animates the dead.
Revy reverses magic. He is on Ptero.
Rhythm sings or plays something real.
Roogna was the magician of adaptation and the second King of Xanth.
Sherlock is the magician of reversal.
Tapis was the magician of tapestry.
Trent is the magician of transformation and nineteenth king of Xanth. During his reign he was incapacitated which lead to there being nine kings pro-tem during Night Mare.
Vadne is the sorceress of topography, changing the shape of things but not their nature.
Trenris is the possible son of Iris and Trent and reverses the effects of other people's talents. (Faun and Games)
The twins Abscissa and Ordinate, who can travel by geometry, were supposed to be Ivy's and Grey's children. They were dropped off at an orphanage when Ivy and Grey took too long to marry. (Roc and a Hard Place)
There are several possible children of Ivy and Grey on Ida's moons. Revy reverses magic, Ilene II controls storms, Gerrod communicates with water, Grant reads minds, Isabella Emily Carolyn borrows talents for an hour, Dol makes inanimate things come to life, and Green manipulates time to travel farther. (All of them were introduced in Faun and Games except Green who was introduced in The Dastard.)
Idaho is a possible daughter of Ida and Ho, though The Dastard kept her from being born. (The Dastard) Idyll is another possible daughter of Ida who suppresses all thought, though her possible father is unknown. (Faun and Games)
Crescendo is a possible son of Electra and Dolph making music from anything. (Faun and Games)
Lacky is a possible daugther of Lacuna and Vernon whose writings come true. (The Dastard)
All of these people live on Ptero except Abscissa and Ordinate who are live in main Xanth and Ilene II and Gerrod who live on the Blue Face of Pyramid.
The family of Humfrey
Humfrey is the magician of information and was the seventeenth King of Xanth. He has five and a half wives and family connections from all of them.
Humboldt unnamed sisters Humfrey
Humfrey and Dara
Dara is the first wife of Humfrey and a demoness. Humfrey got her name wrong and calls her Dana. After Dafrey was born, she left Humfrey. A while later, Dara assumed the likeness of Taiwan and conceived Matt a Dor to get rid of the remaining bits of soul attached to her.
Humfrey ♥ Dara
Dafrey Matt a Dor
Humfrey and Taiwan
Maiden Taiwan is the second wife of Humfrey. When she married him, she lost the title Maiden and became Matron Taiwan. Maiden China is Taiwan's actual sister, while Maiden Japan and Maiden Mexico are spiritual sisters.
She and the other Maidens were saved by Nan O' Tek and brought to Xanth from Mundania. They formed Mai-Den Corporation Industrial Park in the Gap chartered by King Ebnez.
Taiwan left Humfrey when he abdicated the throne.
Humfrey ♥ Maiden Taiwan Maiden China Maiden Japan Maiden Mexico
Ivan ♦ Maiden Yukay
Gromden divines the history of anything he touches.
Surprise has every talent but can use each only once.
Yin-Yang creates invokable spells. He has a split personality with Yin as the light side and Yang as the dark side.
Metria is the demoness mother of the half-demons Thenody, Ted, and Chaos whose fathers are human.
Glitter, whose talent is the sparkle, is a possible daughter of Grundy Golem and Rapunzel. (Faun and Games)
There are several alternate reality versions of Surprise and a few with Che in Stork Naked.
Surprise-One is the one who went on the adventure with Che-One.
Surprise-Two and Umlaut-Two have a son.
Surprise-Three is married to Che-Three and they have a foal. Umlaut-Three and Cynthia-Three are married.
Surprise-Four is married to Picka Bone.
Surprise-Five is married to Brusque.
Surprise-Six is married to Jot.
Surprise-Seven and Umlaut-Seven are soulless. Surprise-Seven is also possessed by Morgan Le Fey. They married the much younger Epoxy and Benzine respectively. Surprise and Umlaut then had an affair to get Prize so Morgan Le Fey could have a younger body.
Humfrey and Sofia
Sofia is the fourth wife of Humfrey and was given the last name Socksorter by him.
Marei, Mesta, and Dell were delivered human though they are griffin, seacow, and centaur in origin.
Chem mated with Xap, a hippogryph; and they had Chex, a winged centaur.
Chex eventually found Cheiron; and they had Che and the twins, Chelsy and Cherish.
Cynthia was a human who was transformed into a winged centaur by Trent. She went into the Brain Coral pool because there were no other winged centaurs at the time. When she returned to Xanth, she met and married Che.
Cynthia and Che may have Cheline, to be born in 1107; Chen, to be born in 1108; Cherin, to be born in 1109; and Chel, to be born in 1110. They are waiting on Ptero to be summoned.
Eris is the mother of Dysnomia and both are Dwarf Demons. Both Jumpers are jumping spiders. Jumper I traveled back in time with Dor. Jumper II is a many generation descendant of Jumper I who was transformed into a human.
Jumper I ♥ unnamed wife
Jumper II ♥ Eris
Erin Kitty Litter, a werecat, and Midrange, from Mundania, are mates.
Claire Voyant (UIAH), from the Isle of Cats, and Sammy, who came to Xanth with Jenny, are mates and had Kitten Kaboodle.
Carleton is the brother of Chena who was banished from Centaur Isle for having a talent. Chena becomes a winged centaur.
The winged centaurs on Ptero Cathryn and Contrary finally became mates.
Cedric and Celeste are mates. Cedric the 10th is their descendant.
Ilura and Hurry are mates and had Imina and Imino Hurry on Ptero.
Drew and Drusie from Dragon are mates.
Stanley Steamer and Stella (Stacy) are mates and had Steven.
Vertex (PP) and Vortex from Dragon are mates.
The Agora and Medi are sister and brother.
The Ole and Orgy married on Ptero.
Tasmania Devil and Conan the Librarian are married.
The family of Okra
Opuntia Fannie ♥ Bareface Von Wryn
Fern Kudzu Mazipana Giganta
Okra ♥ Smithereen
Justin, who was turned into a tree by Trent, became human again and married Breanna. They had Amber Dawn.
Noi and Mikhail married and adopted Malinee.
Astrid, a basilisk/cockatrice turned human by Trent, and Art married and adopted Firenze.
Azalea and Lotus are twin sisters. Lotus is dating Wade. Wade has a brother Ray who he wants to introduce to Azalea.
Haggi is the mother of Modem.
Kalt and Frosteind are fraternal twin brother and sister. Frosteind is dating Zach.
Kandy and Ease married and adopted Squid, an alien.
Lacey is married to a man who is a descendant of King Warren.
Sand Witch SMALL(Five Portraits) adopted Sand D.
Svelte and Scab have Hugh Mongus.
Tiara's sisters are Apopto Sis, Ba Sis, Cri Sis, Ellip Sis, Gene Sis, Neme Sis, and Sta Sis. Tiara married Mitch, and they adopted Win.
If Vendetta and Crony ever get around to it, they will have Scintalla.
Miss Take, playing Raven, and Miss Inform, playing Robin, were actresses in Sofia's play who married Justin Case and Justin Time to save the play on Ptero. The characters Ruben and Rowena the parents of Raven and Robin.
Out Take Miss Take ♥ Justin Case Justin Time ♥ Miss Inform
Ruben ♥ Rowena
son ♥ Raven Robin ♥ Ize
Jim and Mary Baldwin entered Xanth in Yon Ill Wind with their children. Sean is Jim's son by a previous marriage. David is Mary's son by a previous marriage. Karen is the daughter to both Jim and Mary. They are traveling with their pets Woofer, Sean's dog; Midrange, David's cat, and Tweeter, Karen's bird.
Jim's first wife ♥ Jim Baldwin ♥ Mary Baldwin ♥ Mary's first husband
│ │ │
Willow Elf ♥ Sean Karen David/Earth ♥ Jaylin/Fornax
The family of Silhouette
Susan unnamed Filip
Yorick ♦ Silhouette ♥ Philip
The dogs Woofer and Rachel had Rowena, Wolfe, and another unnamed pup.
The dust devils Dusty and Dusti are brother and sister.
The goblins Glinda and Glower have Glenna.
The imp Ortent, Mayor of Imp Perial, is the father of Quieta who is the mother of Trentia.
The jinn Joerge and Jeorgia are brother and sister, Jerry is Jeorge's junior.
The pookas Pook and Peek married and had Puck.
The storks Stymy and Stymie are together.
The sylphs Sylvester and Sylvia married and had Sylvinia.
Ann Chovie, a merwomanm, and Demon Strate married and had a son. They formed the community on the Isle of Fellowship.
Cesar and Charity, centaurs, are brother and sister. Cesar is married to Glitter (TD), a goblin. Charity is married to Naro, a naga. They live on the Isle of Fellowship.
Mare Imbrium mated with the Day Stallion and had Palus Putredinis, Putre for short. Imbri then got together with Forrest, a faun.
Meriel, a mermaid, and Fairmost, a fairy, had Meryl, a mermaid. Meryl and Merwyn, a merman, married.
Maeve, a maenad, was lured to a love spring by Harbinger, a human, and summoned for Mae. Warren, a human warrior, married Maeve.
Wenda, a woodwife, married Prince Charming. They adopted Alex SMALL(Knott Gneiss) and many more children.
A female zombie and male demon had D. Kay.
The Cyclops (children of the Sky): Argus, Brontus, and Steropes
The Furies (children of the Earth): Alecto, Megaera, and Tisiphone
The family of Adora Bull
Pundora was dating Attila the Pun until his death when Dawn revealed he was a pun. She became the lover of Piper, the music monster, initially to keep him from taking Attila then to get revenge on Dawn. She went off with Gattila the Gun.
Piper was dating Granola, an invisible giant, until he became a suitor for Harmony. He met and fell in love with Anna Molly. Anna Molly is Justin Kase transformed into a woman.
Adora Bull went off with Battila the Bun.
Adora Bull has many half siblings by the Minotaur. The siblings with the second name Bull have bull heads and human bodies. The siblings with the first name Bull have human heads and bull bodies.
The siblings of Attila, Battila, and Gattila are all human.
(half-brothers) (half-sisters) Adora Bull ♦ Battila the Bun Pundora ♦ Attila the Pun │ (brothers) (sisters)
Capa Bull Flexi Bull ♦ Piper ♦ Granola │ Fattila the Fun Hattila the Hun
Horri Bull Lova Bull ♦♦ Anna Molly │ Rattila the Run Nattila the Nun
Bull-etin Misera Bull ♦═════════════════ Gattila the Gun Sattila the Sun Pattila the Un
Bull-ion Practica Bull
Bull-rush Terri Bull
The family of Com Pewter
Com Passion ♥ Com Pewter
Com Ponent Com Panion Com Pound
The family of Jenny
Wolverton is the King of the Werewolves on the Isle of Wolves and sire of Jeremy. Jeremy married Jenny, an elf from the world of Two Moons from ElfQuest. Jenny and Jeremy had Jerry and Jone, both welfs. Jone died in an accident.
Jeremy ♥ Jenny
The family of Xavier
Xanthippe and her son Xavier are human. Xavier fell in love with Zora, a zombie, and later married her.
Xander and Zelda are possible human children of Xavier and Zora on Ptero. (The Dastard)