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Age: 1,481.2 ± 1,467.7; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C3507T G8545A G9266A A16113c
Parent Branch: HV6
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup HV6a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between and 2,900 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup HV6a 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.

01HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 27 Aug 2008
02HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 14 Oct 2008
04HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 10 May 2009
05HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 8 Jul 2009
06HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 28 Sep 2009
07HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 10 Nov 2009
08HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 21 Mar 2010
09HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 20 Jun 2010
10HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 10 Aug 2010
11HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 7 Feb 2011
12HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 20 Jul 2011
13HV6a3507 8545 9266 16113CReleased 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14HV6aC3507T G8545A G9266A A16113cReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15HV6aC3507T G8545A G9266A A16113cReleased 30 Sep 2012
16HV6aC3507T G8545A G9266A A16113cReleased 19 Feb 2014
17HV6aC3507T G8545A G9266A A16113cReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup HV6a 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
Hap5016051noneHV6a:310, 311, 316C, 16519
Hap5016054noneHV6a:309.1CC, 315.1C, 12612, 16519
Hap5016069noneHV6a:309.1CC, 315.1C, 9630, 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
Hap10002124United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10002304United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10003952United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10015950United StatesUnited StatesGermanyGermany
Hap10028483United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10033182United StatesItalyItalyItaly
Hap10034827United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10035983United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10038125United 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.

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