Age: About 4,500 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-Z290

Descendant branch(s): R-A5846 R-BY11894 R-BY24776 R-BY2994 R-DF13 R-DF63 R-F4006

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-L21

Age: 4500 ybp ± 1600 CI 95%

Expansion: 4200 ybp ± 900 CI 95%

Parent: R-L2

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

R-L21 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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R-L21 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-L21. There, it is the child of the R-Z290 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

L21, L459


This branch is defined by YFull as R-L21. There, it is the child of the R-L2 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Y2598, L21, L459

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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