Age: About 15,100 years ago

Origin: TBD


Parent Branch: Q-CTS11969

Descendant branch(s): Q-M19 Q-M194 Q-M199 Q-M902 Q-Y4276

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: Q-M3

Age: 15100 ybp ± 3000 CI 95%

Expansion: 13400 ybp ± 1500 CI 95%

Parent: Q-M

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

Q-M3 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-M3 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as Q-M3. There, it is the child of the Q-CTS11969 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

M3, BY45679, BY46844, CTS11663, CTS7143, CTS7779, CTS7799, CTS8430, CTS8475, CTS856, M836, Y3438, Y3439, Y770, Y771, Y772, Y773, Y774, Y777, Y871, Z5903


This branch is defined by YFull as Q-M3. There, it is the child of the Q-M branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Y776, M3, CTS8430, CTS7799, M836, CTS8475, CTS856, Y777, CTS7779, BY45679, Y774, Y772, Z788, Y770, CTS11663, Y3438, Y773, Y771, Y3439, Y871

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

Peer reviewed sources have not been added for this branch yet. If you know of one I have missed, please link to it in the comments.

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