Age: About 18,000 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-M420

Descendant branch(s): R-M198 R-YP1272

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YFull Info

Name: R-M459

Age: 18000 ybp ± 3800 CI 95%

Expansion: 14000 ybp ± 3200 CI 95%

Parent: R-M45

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

R-M459 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-M459 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-M459. There, it is the child of the R-M420 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

M459, CTS10042, CTS10847, CTS11411, CTS11633, CTS11706, CTS11853, CTS1963, CTS2132, CTS3004, CTS3161, CTS3527, CTS3548, CTS3943, CTS3984, CTS4812, CTS501, CTS5287, CTS5437, CTS7072, CTS7500, CTS8073, CTS8090, CTS836, CTS8636, CTS8637, CTS8710, CTS8825, CTS9496, CTS9739, F1224, F2215, F2901, F3197, F3564, F937, F947, FGC2548, FGC32011, FGC76944, FGC76945, FGC76946, FGC76948, FGC7768, FGC85, FGC87, FGC88, FGC91, FGC94, L122, M448, M516, M602, PF6151, PF6159, PF6164, PF6167, PF6168, PF6170, PF6172, PF6211, PF6214, PF6220, PF6230, PF6234, PF7514, PF7522, PF7528, PF7531, PF7542, Y1270, Y1405, Y1425, Y1430, Y171, Y172, Y173, Y174, Y176, Y177, Y178, Y179, Y1794, Y180, Y183, Y185, Y186, Y187, Y188, Y191, Y192, Y197, Y207, Y208, Y214, Z10068


This branch is defined by YFull as R-M459. There, it is the child of the R-M45 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

CTS8073, PF6167, Y183, CTS8637, PF7528, CTS11706, CTS1963, CTS3004, Y174, FGC87, CTS7072, CTS4812, CTS10847, PF6194, L120, PF7514, PF7522, CTS3548, PF6204, L122, PF6164, CTS5287, PF6214, V5016, PF7531, PF6156, CTS9739, CTS501, PF6172, CTS11633, Y188, PF6230, Y214, PF6151, Y171, Y1794, Y178, Y187, Y1425, Y1405, Y191, Y172, Y2362, CTS8710, M602, FGC85, Y173, CTS836, CTS8636, CTS10042, Y207, CTS8825, M459, PF6159, F3197, F1224, PF6211, PF6170, CTS7500, CTS3984, CTS3527, PF7542, CTS11853, Y1270, Y177, Y179, CTS3161, CTS2443, CTS9496, Y176, Y186, Y185, Y189, CTS3943, CTS2132, Y208, Y192, CTS5437, Y184, CTS8090, CTS11411, F3564, PF6220, F937, Y1420, Y1431, PAGE65.2!, Y1975

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