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Age: 2,339.5 ± 1,857.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Eurasia & Levantine
Mutations: A14687G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: K1b2a2
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup K1b2a2a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 500 and 4,200 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup K1b2a2a 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.

14K1b2a2aA14687GReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15K1b2a2aA14687GReleased 30 Sep 2012
16K1b2a2aA14687GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17K1b2a2aA14687GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup K1b2a2a 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
Hap5001683Behar et al., 2012bnoneK1b2a2a:315.1C, 5966, 9350
Hap5001994Behar et al., 2012bnoneK1b2a2a:315.1C, 524.1ACAC, 6040
Hap5007377Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneK1b2a2a:315.1C, 515.1GACA, 9495

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
Hap10063608United StatesUnited StatesSwedenSweden
Hap10063609United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10063610United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10063611United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10063612United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10063613United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10063614United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited 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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