The Bruce Surname Y-DNA Project
  • 268 members

About us

The standard FTDNA reports for STRs and SNPs can be seen under the DNA Results tab at top left.

Phylogenetic (TMRCA) Trees...

Showing the TMRCA (Time to Most Recent Common male Ancestor) of our members.
Branch lengths show the relative TMRCA between members, and between groups of members.
McGee's Y-111 tool was used with FTDNA mutation rates, Hybid model, 75% probability

Click on thumbnails to see the full sized images. 

Haplotype M269 (about 75% of our membership): 

M269 section is over a year old ... new members not shown and some groupnames have changed
TMRCA Tree (groups compressed to show inter-group relationships)

TMRCA Tree (groups expanded)

TMRCA table

Genetic Distance table

All other Haplotypes:

These section been updated
Latest TMRCA Tree

older TMRCA Tree

TMRCA table

Genetic Distance table

Bruce surname frequency and populations...

Country Population Freq per mill No Bruce
Australia  23784200 472.6 11240
New Zealand  4569840 431.7 1973
64105654 407.1 26100
Canada  35675834 396.1 14131
320637000 203.1 65134
Sweden  9753627 53.1 518
Ireland  4609600 36.7 169
Norway  5165802 16.7 86
Switzerland  8211700 7.7 63
Denmark  5659715 7.3 41
Rest of world 6747827028 0.5 3374
Global Totals 7230000000 17.0 122829

This data was sourced about 2019 from...
Top 10 Bruce frequencies by Country:
Frequency for the 'rest of the world' is guestimated at 0.5 per million.
Current project member count is roughly 0.2% of the global Bruce population.
It seems that Monty Python was correct about Bruce!

updated 9 Jan 2022