Age: About 1,500 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-Z16437

Descendant branch(s): R-A10895 R-BY5705

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-A557

Age: 1450 ybp ± 650 CI 95%

Expansion: 1450 ybp ± 1200 CI 95%

Parent: R-A55

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


R-A557 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-A557 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-A557. There, it is the child of the R-Z16437 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

A557, A558


This branch is defined by YFull as R-A557. There, it is the child of the R-A55 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Y126035, A557, A558, A10895, Z29008

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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