Age: About 3,600 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-BY1531

Descendant branch(s): R-Y130082 R-Y83062

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-L4

Age: 3600 ybp ± 1900 CI 95%

Expansion: 1450 ybp ± 1250 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-L4 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-L4 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-L4. There, it is the child of the R-BY1531 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

L4, BY41141, BY41142, S1520, S1524, S1526, S1532, S1535, Y104399, Y106622, Y107121, Y112033, Y130090, Y130372, Y65488, Y86563, Y86941, Y88514, Y88615


This branch is defined by YFull as R-L4. There, it is the child of the R-L branch.

Defining Variant(s)

S1526, Y86563, S1532, Y130372, Y107121, S1535, Y88514, Y88615, Y106622, L4, Y112033, Y104399, Y130090, Y86941, S1524, S1520

Sources & Resources

Related 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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