Age: About 3,900 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-FGC5586

Descendant branch(s): R-FGC5585

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-A40

Age: 3900 ybp ± 1800 CI 95%

Expansion: 1550 ybp ± 900 CI 95%

Parent: R-A4

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


R-A40 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-A40 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-A40. There, it is the child of the R-FGC5586 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

A40, A41, A43, A44, A45, A47, A48, FGC5563, FGC5582, FGC5587, FGC5588, FGC5589, FGC5590, FGC5592, FGC5598, FGC5599, FGC5604, FGC5606, FGC5607, FGC5608, MC05


This branch is defined by YFull as R-A40. There, it is the child of the R-A4 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Y5654, Y5651, A46, Y5652, A47, A45, Y5660, A40, Y5658, A44, Y5648, Y10971, MC05, FGC5580, FGC5574, FGC5593, FGC5567, FGC15157, FGC15155, FGC5596, Y5659, FGC5575, FGC5573, Y5661, Y7721, Y5664, Y5653, A43, Y5666, Y5667, A41, A48, S8311

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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