Age: About 17,000 years ago

Origin: TBD


Parent Branch: Q-F1096

Descendant branch(s): Q-YP6137

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YFull Info

Name: Q-M120

Age: 17000 ybp ± 5400 CI 95%

Expansion: 16800 ybp ± 5300 CI 95%

Parent: Q-M12

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

Q-M120 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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Q-M120 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as Q-M120. There, it is the child of the Q-F1096 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

M120, BY16338, BY16339, BY16340, BY16341, BY16343, BY16344, BY16345, BZ50046, BZ50047, BZ50048, BZ50049, BZ50050, F1197, F2043, F2045, F2273, F2713, F2796, F2998, F4535, F4724, F4734, F4742, F4743, F4766, F4826, F4847, F4851, F4870, F4891, F4892, F4901, F4972, F4974, F5044, F5050, F5074, F5129, F5175, F5184, F5197, F5209, F5214, F5246, F5252, F5270, F5289, F5297, F5313, F5332, F5343, F5350, F5369, F5373, F5398, F5436, F5471, F750, F924, M265, M7361, SK1917, SK1920, SK1921, Y17425, Y17432, Y17853, Z19149, Z19154, Z19159, Z19160, Z19172, Z19176, Z19181, Z19186, Z19189, Z19195, Z19199, Z19200, Z19206, Z19207, Z19211, Z19213, Z19214


This branch is defined by YFull as Q-M120. There, it is the child of the Q-M12 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

F1907, F1908, SK1920, F750, Z19147, F1340, Y647, Z19180, Y659, F3022, Y698, F1062, Y688, Z19141, Z19152, Z19155, Z19184, Z19145, Z19175, Z19178, Y670, Z19183, Z19200, Z19187, Y668, Z19189, Z19210, SK1917, F2103, F2094, F1830, Y613, F2060, F745, F3625, Y623, Z19154, Y631, Y656, Z19177, F4892, SK1919, F1966, F4891, Z19204, Y569, Y585, F3019, Y583, Y700, Y646, Y669, Y677, L415, Y640, Y602, Y622, F4057, Y618, F1111, Z19193, M265, F3513, Y644, Y637, Y598, Y595, Z19167, Y630, Y651, Y573, Y612, Y645, Y667, Y701, Y690, Y596, YP6161, Y691, Y572, Y679, Z19174, F1718, Z19150, Z19194, Y611, Z19191, Z19199, Z19166, Z19206, Y695, Z19198, F2054, Z19185, Y584, Z19170, Y685, Y589, Y683, Y608, Y652, Y675, Y17852, Y697, F4295, Z19208, Y705, Y580, Y575, Y665, Y654, Y599, Y626, Y655, F764, Y610, YP6163, Y597, F1843, M120, Y672, F1522, Y614, Y581, Y650, Y681, Y606, Y576, Y660

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Academic Sources

  • Wei, LH, Sun, N., Ma, PC., Yan, S., Wen, SQ., Sun, C. (2019). Phylogeography of Y-chromosome haplogroup Q1a1a-M120, a paternal lineage connecting populations in Siberia and East Asia. Annals of Human Biology, -, -.
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