Age: About 4,100 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-Z16423

Descendant branch(s): R-L159 R-Z16437

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-Z255

Age: 4100 ybp ± 700 CI 95%

Expansion: 1650 ybp ± 600 CI 95%

Parent: R-Z25

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

R-Z255 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-Z255 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-Z255. There, it is the child of the R-Z16423 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z255, CTS12583, FGC53011, FGC53012, FGC53013, FGC53014, FGC53015, FGC78475, FGC78476, FGC8077, Z16417, Z16418, Z16419, Z16420, Z16421, Z16422, Z16424, Z16426, Z16427, Z16428, Z29745, Z29746


This branch is defined by YFull as R-Z255. There, it is the child of the R-Z25 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

CTS12583, Z255, Y4860, Y4864, Z16424, Y4857, Y4858, Y4856, Y4861, Y5759, FGC53012, Z16417, Y4859, FGC31023, Y4863, FGC8077

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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