Age: About 4,100 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-Z2956

Descendant branch(s): R-BY11739 R-BY35297 R-BY80220 R-S568 R-S658

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-M222

Age: 4100 ybp ± 700 CI 95%

Expansion: 2000 ybp ± 550 CI 95%

Parent: R-M22

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


R-M222 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-M222 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-M222. There, it is the child of the R-Z2956 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

M222, BY196, FGC33465, FGC7512, FT44712, S7062, S7072, S7073, S7815, Y2597, Y2600, Y2605, Y2606, Z16322, Z16323, Z2955, Z2957, Z2958, Z2959, Z2960, Z2962, Z2963, Z2964, Z2965, Z2966, Z2967, Z2968, Z2969, Z2970, Z2971, Z2972, Z2973, Z2974, Z2975, Z2982, Z2984, Z2988, Z2989, Z2990, Z2991, Z2992


This branch is defined by YFull as R-M222. There, it is the child of the R-M22 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z2965, Z2968, Z2963, Z2990, Z2971, Z2964, Z2991, Z2962, M222, Y2596, Z2992, Z2959, Z2982, Z2975, Z2972, Z2967, Z2955, Z2989, Z2988, Z2970, Z2984, Z2973, FGC8023, Z2960, Y2606, Z2974

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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