Age: About 4,500 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-Z211

Descendant branch(s): R-A4672 R-BY175017 R-BY36223 R-BY83352 R-FGC17334 R-PF2462 R-PH1171 R-Z697

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-Z278

Age: 4500 ybp ± 1800 CI 95%

Expansion: 3100 ybp ± 1000 CI 95%

Parent: R-Z27

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

R-Z278 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

Pod not found

R-Z278 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-Z278. There, it is the child of the R-Z211 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z278, BY2513, CTS12074, CTS2608, FT11431, Z212, Z213, Z217, Z218, Z219, Z221, Z273, Z297


This branch is defined by YFull as R-Z278. There, it is the child of the R-Z27 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z218, Z212, Z221, Z217, Z278, Z213, Z695, CTS12074, Z273, Z219

Sources & Resources

Related Resources

Coming soon…

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.