Age: About 3,100 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-BY1542

Descendant branch(s): R-CTS7197 R-FGC2708

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-S42

Age: 3100 ybp ± 1700 CI 95%

Expansion: 2000 ybp ± 1600 CI 95%

Parent: R-S4

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

R-S42 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-S42 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-S42. There, it is the child of the R-BY1542 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

S42, A6296, A6297, A6298, A6299, A6300, A6301, A6302, A6303, A6304, BY33625, Y30456, Y30457, Y30460


This branch is defined by YFull as R-S42. There, it is the child of the R-S4 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

A6300, A6302, A6297, Y30460, A6298, A6304, A6301, A6296, S42, Y30456, Y30458, Y30457

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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