This page is about the Y chromosome haplogroup Q. 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
As of this writing, Taylor Family Genes has three members in this haplogroup,
about 0.4% of the total membership.
- None are matched (grouped) into genetic Taylor families based on similarity of their haplotypes.
- All are presently ungrouped; they have no genealogically significant matches within the project.
About this Haplogroup
Haplogroup Q is believed to have originated 17 to 22 kya
in Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent or Siberia.
- Its parent is P.
- Its children are subclades of Q.
It is most frequent today among American Indians and a small area in northern Russia.
It's found in 94% of South American indigenous people, 25-50% of Na-Dené speakers and 46%
of Eskimo-Aleut men.
Members of this haplogroup may want to consider joining the DNA project for
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/ydna_q/ or one of those listed at
We do not publish individual members' Y-DNA results. They may be viewed on
the Family Tree DNA public site,