Age: About 4,500 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-U152

Descendant branch(s): R-A19725 R-A6454 R-BY2823 R-BY3483 R-BY3485 R-BY3508 R-BY61278 R-CTS5689 R-DF103 R-DF110 R-DF90 R-FGC11577 R-FGC13617 R-FGC22501 R-PF6610 R-PF7610 R-S1567 R-Y11667 R-Y41922 R-Y61135 R-Y86601 R-Z367 R-Z49 R-ZZ48_1

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-L2

Age: 4500 ybp ± 700 CI 95%

Expansion: 4400 ybp ± 1700 CI 95%

Parent: R-L

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

R-L2 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-L2 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-L2. There, it is the child of the R-U152 branch.

Defining Variant(s)



This branch is defined by YFull as R-L2. There, it is the child of the R-L branch.

Defining Variant(s)


Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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