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J M172 - J2 Y-DNA

Pre-Chalcolithic Paternal lineage grouping and haplogroup research
  • 6794 members


Frequently Asked Questions: see also About
Y-DNA & haplogroup projects:

Haplogroup and origin questions: search or ask in
NextGenSequence (BigY etc.) analysis questions: ask Admins (Chris R.)and see

Appropriate SNP Pack: order M67 & L24 SNP Pack if in DNA Results > Classic Chart your kit is grouped under one of this two SNPs. Otherwise order J2-M172 SNP Pack. You can do so by selecting the correct SNP Pack under
Individual kit Y-DNA testing strategies and suggestions (Y-STR marker upgrade, BigY, SNP Packs): see Classic Chart description for your group, ask in Activity Feed (click "Ask a Question")

Unknown Y-DNA ancestry and no Y-matches: use FamilyFinder and join/ask
Individual genealogical Y-DNA research: if available ask surname or geographic projects of interest. Admins here are volunteers and cannot carry out research on relations in individual family lineages (genealogical time, private haplogroups, adoptees) in this large project.

Please be patient when you encounter unfinished and outdated areas or do not receive a (timely) answer.