Age: About 3,700 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-Z7

Descendant branch(s): R-BY13828 R-BY18846 R-FGC17519 R-FGC5264 R-Z1 R-Z338

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-Z8

Age: 3700 ybp ± 1100 CI 95%

Expansion: 3000 ybp ± 1500 CI 95%

Parent: R-Z

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

R-Z8 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-Z8 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-Z8. There, it is the child of the R-Z7 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z8, Z20, Z21, Z22, Z23, Z24, Z25, Z26, Z29, Z3, Z351, Z4, Z5, Z8173


This branch is defined by YFull as R-Z8. There, it is the child of the R-Z branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z8, Z22, Z25, Z24, Z20, Z23, Z29, Z3, Z5, Z26, Z21, Z8174, YSC0000046, Z351

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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