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Age: 4,395.7 ± 3,263.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C12133T T14979C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H30
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H30a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 1,100 and 7,700 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H30a 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.

14H30aC12133T T14979CReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H30aC12133T T14979CReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H30aC12133T T14979CReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H30aC12133T T14979CReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H30a Data Sources

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
Hap5002362Behar et al., 2012bnoneH30a:309.1C, 315.1C, 521, 11084, 14221
Hap5003585Behar et al., 2012bnoneH30a:309.1C, 315.1C, 8281-8289d, 16148Y
Hap5012693Raule et al., 2014noneH30a:315.1C, 530S, 616K, 2280, 6221Y, 8004R

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
Hap10002848United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10013494United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10015190United StatesItalyUnspecifiedItaly
Hap10019101United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10033030United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10038887United StatesUnited StatesItalyItaly

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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