Romania

  • 281 members

About us

06 Sep 2007 - Project pages created.
25 Dec 2008 - Project has 70 members
21 Jan 2009 - Added link to the Genetic History of Europe (Wikipedia) on the Project Background page.
13 Mar 2009 - Added link to Eupedia Origins, age, spread and ethnic association of European haplogroups and subclades.
08 Oct 2009 - Project reaches 100 members. 27 January 2010 - Project reaches 110 members.
03 Jul 2010 - Project reaches 120 members. 4 August 2010 - Two new members, with Istro-romanian roots.
14 Sep 2010 - One new member, with Dalmatian and Herzegovinian Vlach ancestry.
05 Mar 2011Based on new Y-DNA classifications, all Y-DNA subgroups adjusted. Subgroup colors also changed, to indicate clusters of related subgroups.
29 Sep 2011 - Project reaches 150 members.
13 Jun 2013 - Project reaches 200 members.
01 Mar 2015 - Project has 275 members.

Family Search has made available the Moldova Church Books, 1811-1936:  https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMMBT-YCY%3A1059718407%3Fcc%3D1943763 

Statistics - updated 26 Jan 2015

Project members: 267

Number of total FTDNA tested individuals with paternal/maternal/autosomal connections or roots related to Romania, as indicated by those tested in the FTDNA database:


  • Y-DNA, 12 markers - 744
  • Y-DNA, 25 markers - 392
  • Y-DNA, 37 markers - 356
  • Y-DNA, 67 markers - 175
  • Low-res mtDNA (HVR1) - 728
  • High-res mtDNA (HVR1 & HVR2) - 346
  • FGS - 162

  • Y-DNA, 12 markers - 115
  • Y-DNA, 25 markers - 76
  • Y-DNA, 37 markers - 72
  • Y-DNA, 67 markers - 34
  • Y-DNA, 111 markers - ?
  • Low-res mtDNA (HVR1) - 91
  • High-res mtDNA (HVR1 & HVR2) - 55
  • FGS - ?

We hope to continuously increase project membership and expand testing of existing members.

For reference and comparison, as of 26 Jan 2015the Family Tree DNA Database has:

Y-DNA

  • 520,735 12-marker records in the database
  • 209,911 25-marker records in the database
  • 189,139 37-marker records in the database
  •   92,250 67-marker records in the database

mtDNA

  • 190,556 mtDNA HVR1 records in the database
  •   48,247 mtDNA FGS records in the database