Age: 3,979.5 ± 4,231.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: G11016A
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H48 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 8,200 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H48 Phylotree History

Phylotree.org 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.

14H48G11016AReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H48G11016AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H48G11016AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H48G11016AReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H48 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
Hap5002179Behar et al., 2012bnoneH48:309.1C, 315.1C, 8011
Hap5003205Behar et al., 2012bnoneH48:309.1C, 315.1C, 16325
Hap5004214Behar et al., 2012bnoneH48:235, 315.1C
Hap5004641Behar et al., 2012bnoneH48:264, 315.1C, 6173, 9230
Hap5007961Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneH48:315.1C, 16356
Hap5014230Sequeira et al., 2015noneH48:315.1C, 16325

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
Hap10000390United StatesUnited StatesHungaryHungary
Hap10001279United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10001789United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10002922United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10003584South AfricaSouth AfricaSouth AfricaSouth Africa
Hap10004051United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10006660United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10006716United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10006770United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10008447United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10010511United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10010575United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10011003United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10011460South AfricaSouth AfricaSouth AfricaSouth Africa

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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