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El Proyecto ADN de Apellidos Puertorriqueños - The Puerto Rican DNA Project
  • 787 members

About us

Attempting to ascertain relationships between descendants of Colonial and Creole inhabitants of Puerto Rico who lived back when the bottleneck effect of population and the surname anarchy were a reality. Only requirement is that you be a native Puerto Rican or child of a native Puerto Rican. In registering, please include BOTH paternal and maternal surnames. Thank you. Please, doublecheck your email address, so that our -join code- email does not bounce. Please, if you are not serious about testing, do not send a join letter request.

VIP: Join requests are not automatically approved. They are reviewed by the administatrator who endeavors to answer within 24 hours. Do not send multiple requests, please.

Because of the changing surname practices in the Hispanic world, some of us from the island might be related and not realize it. For us, this may be a more practical way of tracing and confirming relationships. We also have a simultaneous project dealing with mitochondrial DNA. Within this study, we hope to prove not only our relationships to one another but disprove what has been widely believed to be a fact, the near extinction of our Taíno indigenous roots after the discovery and colonization of Boriquén (La Isla de San Juan de Puerto Rico).

Haplogroup R1b1 is the most common yDNA group in Europe and an overwhelming number of our yDNA group is either R1b1 or in a subclade. Even so, there are several other Haplogroups represented including our Administrator's E1b1a (Sub Saharan). Because of this, we are recommending that you start with the yDNA37 test in order to join. The yDNA12 test may serve to eliminate whom you are NOT related to but it is insufficient to prove relationships within a genetic AND genealogical timeframe using only 12 markers for the purpose of our project.

¡Intentando probar parentescos entre descendientes de los primeros Colonos y Criollos que vivieron cuando el efecto del cuello de botella de la población y la anarquía de apellidos eran una realidad! Solo se requiere que sea usted oriundo de o hijo/a de alguien que es oriundo de Puerto Rico. Favor de incluir AMBOS apellidos al registrarse. Gracias. Favor de constatar que ha puesto su dirección de correo electrónico correctamente, algunos han puesto direcciones incorrectas.

Por los cambios en las prácticas hispanas de asignar apellidos diferentes a los paternos o maternos, algunos boricuas podríamos estar emparentados y no saberlo. Ésta es una forma práctica de trazar los enlaces y hacer conexiones.

Simultáneamente, tenemos un sub-proyecto de ADN mitocondrial para comprobar nuestros enlaces maternos y desmentir la creencia que nuestras raíces indígenas fueron practicamente extinguidas a causa del descubrimiento y colonización de Borikén (La Isla de San Juan Bautista de Puerto Rico).

El Haplogrupo R1b es el más común de Europa y por lo tanto en nuestro proyecto. No obstante, varios otros Haplogrupos están representados incluyendo el E3a (Sub Sahara) de nuestro administrador. Recomendamos que empiece con la prueba de ADNy 37 y NO la de ADNy12. La prueba con solamente 12 marcadores no es suficiente para el propósito del Proyecto ADN de Apellidos Puertorriqueños y para poder comprobar una relación genética y genealógica entre nuestros individuos pues sólo indica con quienes uno no está relacionado. La mayoría de nuestros participantes se han hecho el ADNy 25 o más.

The collection of a DNA sample may sound like a rather daunting process - however it is a very simple and painless procedure which is excellently explained by Dave Dorsey's step by step photographic guide to the whole process. The link will open a new window. Close it to return to this site.

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