Age: About 19,600 years ago

Origin: TBD


Parent Branch: E-V68

Descendant branch(s): E-Z1902 E-Z1919

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: E-M78

Age: 19600 ybp ± 4900 CI 95%

Expansion: 13300 ybp ± 2700 CI 95%

Parent: E-M7

Note: This information does not imply an endorcement of YFull or their methods. It is provided at the request of readers.


E-M78 is a branch on the paternal tree of human kind. It and branches help trace human history from our origin in Africa.

FamilyTreeDNA Y-Haplotree

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E-M78 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as E-M78. There, it is the child of the E-V68 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

M78, CTS10617, CTS11082, CTS11310, CTS3278, CTS5561, CTS5697, CTS58, CTS675, CTS7166, CTS8002, FGC2132, FGC2143, L541, L544, L547, PF2109, PF2110, PF2111, PF2113, PF2116, PF2117, PF2118, PF2124, PF2147, PF2179, PF2181, PF2202


This branch is defined by YFull as E-M78. There, it is the child of the E-M7 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

CTS9918, CTS5663, CTS2026, CTS9821, CTS10448, FGC77708, Z1212, CTS5561, PF2110, FGC2141, L547, CTS11082, M78, PF2116, CTS627, PF2179, PF2111, L544, PF1951, CTS3278, V7546, CTS58, PF2124, CTS2771, CTS11191, PF2181, CTS2551, PF2202, CTS6780, PF2201, PF2118, Y2515, CTS10346, L541, CTS3941, PF2177, CTS273, Y125321, PF2176, CTS12979, PF2107, CTS8954, PF2183, CTS263, CTS3761, PF2184, PF2098, PF2099, CTS11310, CTS4138, Y2485, PF2204, CTS2802, FGC77709, PF2096, CTS379, CTS2920, Y2553, PF2117, PF2180, CTS10615, CTS675, CTS7166, PF2119, PF2147, PF2112, CTS10617, CTS7281, CTS6828, PF2196, FGC2143, PF2113, CTS1373, PF1949, Y2852, Y2503, PF2122, Y2516, Z1205, CTS808, CTS1526, CTS6708, CTS5234, PF2191, CTS6475, PF2205, CTS9140, CTS8002, PF2192, FGC2113, Y19358, Y2534, CTS10357, CTS7853, Y2525, PF2109, CTS5697, S14609, Y2531_2

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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