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Age: 5,761.7 ± 2,854.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: G5460A
Parent Branch: H6a1a
Descendant branch(s): H6a1a10 H6a1a1a


Haplogroup H6a1a1 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 2,900 and 8,600 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

Phylotree History is the maternal (mtDNA) tree of humanity. It is maintained by Dr. Mannis Van Oven. Each build is a major update to the tree. The current build is #17.

05H6a1a15460Released 8 Jul 2009
06H6a1a15460Released 28 Sep 2009
07H6a1a15460Released 10 Nov 2009
08H6a1a15460Released 21 Mar 2010
09H6a1a15460Released 20 Jun 2010
10H6a1a15460Released 10 Aug 2010
11H6a1a15460Released 7 Feb 2011
12H6a1a15460Released 20 Jul 2011
13H6a1a15460Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14H6a1a1G5460AReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H6a1a1G5460AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H6a1a1G5460AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H6a1a1G5460AReleased 18 Feb 2016

GenBank Samples

GenBank is a database of genetic sequence data. It is run by the United States National Institute of Health. It serves as the main repository for mtDNA full sequence profiles. Samples come both from published academic literature and donations from genetic genealogy community members. In addition to GenBank samples, listings below may include other samples published but not submitted to GenBank such as those from the HapMap project.

Note: GenBank results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDPublicationMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5001283Behar et al., 2012bnoneH6a1a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 573.1XC, 11923, 16519
Hap5013816Roostalu et al., 2007H6a1a1:239H6a1a1:309.1C, 315.1C, 16218, 16297

Geno 2.0 Data

Data from Geno 2.0 is derived from the The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project — the DAR. The Hg ID is specific to this site and is used to protect the identities of those who take part in Genographic research. Birth Country, Mother's Birth Country, and Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country have been normalized from DAR database fields. The Maternal Origin is determined based on the three previous fields.

Note: Geno 2.0 results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDBirth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10008940United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab EmiratesUnspecifiedUnited Arab Emirates
Hap10010315United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10013622UnspecifiedUnited StatesCzech RepublicCzech Republic
Hap10029137United StatesGreeceGreeceGreece

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

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