Age: About 3,000 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-S5695

Descendant branch(s): R-B314 R-BY39348 R-Z15 R-ZP151

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-L257

Age: 3000 ybp ± 700 CI 95%

Expansion: 2800 ybp ± 900 CI 95%

Parent: R-L25

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

R-L257 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-L257 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-L257. There, it is the child of the R-S5695 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

L257, Z8185, Z8187


This branch is defined by YFull as R-L257. There, it is the child of the R-L25 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

L257, Z379, Z8185, Z374, Z8187, Z376

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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