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Haplogroup N

This page is about the Y chromosome haplogroup N. Its purpose is to explain the genealogical and anthropological meanings of the determination.

If you are coming to this page directly, you may want to read first about haplogroups in general; you will probably need the background.

Project Members

As of this writing, Taylor Family Genes has one member in this haplogroup, about 0.2% of the total membership.

About this Haplogroup

Haplogroup N is believed to have originated 15 to 25 kya in the northern Far East. It is defined by presence of SNP M231.

It is most frequent today in northern Russia. Frequencies among various populations include: Yakuts 75%, Nenets 75%, Finns 60%, Baltic States 45%, Saami 40%, Russians 20%

Members of this haplogroup may want to consider joining the DNA project for it. See http://www.familytreedna.com/public/N Y-DNA Project or one of those listed at http://www.isogg.org/wiki/Y-DNA_haplogroup_projects.


Y-DNA Values

We do not publish individual members' Y-DNA results. They may be viewed on the Family Tree DNA public site,  http://www.familytreedna.com/public/taylorfamilygenes/default.aspx?section=yresults


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Revised 05/02/2013