Age: About 3,500 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-FGC13899

Descendant branch(s): R-A17480 R-A241 R-A959

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-A228

Age: 3500 ybp ± 1200 CI 95%

Expansion: 1550 ybp ± 750 CI 95%

Parent: R-A22

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


R-A228 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-A228 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-A228. There, it is the child of the R-FGC13899 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

A228, A232, A238, A240, A242, A244, A245, A246, A247, A248, A250, A251, A252, A253, A255, A256, A257, A258, A958, BY30552, FGC73617, FGC73619, FT31900, Y16157


This branch is defined by YFull as R-A228. There, it is the child of the R-A22 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

A250, FGC13909, A258, A242, A251, A252, A228, A248, A246, A245, A253, A255, A958, A257, FGC73617, Y16157, A256, A247, A244, A232, A240, A238

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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