Age: About 4,500 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-U152

Descendant branch(s): R-Y131941 R-Z43

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-Z56

Age: 4500 ybp ± 700 CI 95%

Expansion: 4200 ybp ± 1000 CI 95%

Parent: R-Z5

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


R-Z56 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-Z56 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-Z56. There, it is the child of the R-U152 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Z56, BY3548, PF6571


This branch is defined by YFull as R-Z56. There, it is the child of the R-Z5 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

PF6571, Z56

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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