Age: About 11,600 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: G-BY28175

Descendant branch(s):

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: G-M278

Age: 11600 ybp ± 1700 CI 95%

Expansion: 1700 ybp ± 1400 CI 95%

Parent: G-M27

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

G-M278 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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G-M278 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as G-M278. There, it is the child of the G-BY28175 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

M278, A15967, BY28081, BY28102, BY28105, BY28153, BY28174, BY46996, BY47709, FGC67729, FGC67730, FGC67733, FGC67735, FGC67736, FGC67737, FGC67738, FGC67740, FGC67741, FGC67742, FGC67743, FGC67744, FGC67746, FGC67747, FGC67748, FGC67750, FGC67751, FGC67752, FGC67753, FGC67754, FGC67755, FGC67756, FGC67758, FGC67762, FGC67763, FGC67765, FGC67766, FGC67767, FGC67770, FGC67771, FGC67772, FGC67773, FGC67774, FGC67775, FGC67776, FGC67777, FGC67778, FGC67779, FGC67780, FGC67781, FGC67783, FGC67784, FGC67785, FGC67786, FGC67787, FGC67789, FGC67790, FGC67791, FGC67792, FGC67793, FGC67795, FGC67796, FGC67797, FGC67799, FGC67800, FGC67801, M7809, Y36898, Y36899, Y36903, Y36914, Y36923, Y36927, Y36928, Y36934, Y36941, Z41138, Z41140, Z41142


This branch is defined by YFull as G-M278. There, it is the child of the G-M27 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z44959, Z44960, Z44964, Z44982, Z44978, Z44973, Z44977, Z44940, Z44962, Z44988, Y36017, Y36010, Z44986, Z44992, Y36938, Z44981, Z44948, Z41142, Z44946, Z44968, Z44994, Z44933, Z44935, Z44934, FGC28550, Z44939, Z44945, Z44941, Z44967, Z44954, Z44984, M278, Z44974, Z41140, Y36943, Z44970, Z44991, Z44976, Z44943, Z44961, Z44936, Z44980, Z44955, Z44947, Z44983, Z44972, Z44957, Z44963, Z44949, Z44975, Z44979, Y36926, Y36925, Y36906, Y36939, Y36913, Z41138, Z44966, Y36910, Y36937, Z44956, Z44942, Z44969, Z44944, Z44987, Z44990, Z44958, Z44985, Y36897, Z44993, Z41141, Z44937, M7809, Z44938, Z44965

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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