Our Three Basic Tests

We offer three basic types of tests: Family Finder (autosomal DNA), Y-DNA, and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA).
Family Finder
Our Family Finder test focuses on autosomal DNA, which is inherited [...]

Ordering a Test

You may learn more about each type of test we offer with our Beginner’s Guide to Genetic Genealogy.

Do you have a test that will tell me what proportion of my ancestry comes from different ethnic groups and populations?

Yes. The Family Finder test includes the myOrigins tool. It finds the amount of ancestry DNA from different population groups.

Can I test to determine if I have ancestry from one ethnic group such as Native American, Jewish, or an African group?

Yes. Our tests may be able tell you if you have ancestry from a particular group.

Our Y-DNA tests trace the direct paternal line. This is your [...]

Is a certificate included with my test?

We do offer printable certificates for three types of tests: mtDNA, standard Y-DNA STR, and Y-DNA SNP (only with a confirmed haplogroup). However, rather [...]

What are Factoid tests? What will I learn?

Autosomal DNA Inheritance


Father’s Father


Father’s Mother


Mother’s Father


Mother’s Mother

Among the many advances and discoveries of modern DNA and genetics are ‘scientific’ oddities. These genetic [...]