Age: About 4,200 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-Y35

Descendant branch(s): R-BY30743 R-YP4441

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YFull Info

Name: R-YP4278

Age: 4200 ybp ± 1600 CI 95%

Expansion: 1850 ybp ± 900 CI 95%

Parent: R-YP427

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


R-YP4278 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-YP4278 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-YP4278. There, it is the child of the R-Y35 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

YP4278, BY27209, Y16234, Y16398, YP4279, YP4280, YP4281, YP4282, YP4283, YP4284, YP4285, YP4286, YP4287


This branch is defined by YFull as R-YP4278. There, it is the child of the R-YP427 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Y20146, YP4286, YP4285, YP4279, YP4287, YP4282, YP4284, Y16234, YP4281, Y16398, YP4280, YP4283, YP4278

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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