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Age: 1,766.9 ± 2,401.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C3507T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H33
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H33a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 4,200 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H33a 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.

14H33aC3507TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H33aC3507TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H33aC3507TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H33aC3507TReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H33a 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
Hap5001655Behar et al., 2012bnoneH33a:315.1C, 16519
Hap5002218Behar et al., 2012bnoneH33a:315.1C, 2056, 16519
Hap5002692Behar et al., 2012bnoneH33a:1374T, 5973, 16519
Hap5007170Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneH33a:315.1C, 1374T, 16519
Hap5017608Zaragoza et al., 2010anoneH33a:315.1C, 1374T, 16519

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
Hap10005587United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10006349United StatesCanadaUnspecifiedCanada
Hap10010079United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10016536United StatesUnited StatesCanadaCanada
Hap10021370United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10021877United StatesCanadaCanadaCanada
Hap10026161United StatesUnited StatesFranceFrance
Hap10035648United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States

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

Sources & Resources

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