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Compare fast mutating markers to over 5000 scientifically published ethnic and geographical groups.
Find out where your ancestors came from
Obtain real time geographical overviews of how your markers compare to markers from different parts of the world. Login to your control panel at any time to check the progress of the project and find new and exciting information about your ancestry.
Find out your ancestors’ ethnic origins
Find the race of your ancestors. Do you have a Native American ancestry? What about African ancestry? Do you belong to the famous Jewish Cohanim line? Are you related to Niall of the Nine Hostages? Find out these interesting facts and many more.
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As generations pass, mutations occurred naturally in our ancestor’s DNA which allow us to trace distant ancestral lines, but also give us information about our more recent ancestry. View a real time graphical overview of the distribution of matching markers from around the world.
Find out if you descended from the Jewish Cohen Priestly Line
Kohen (Cohen, Kohanim, Cohanim) is a Jewish priestly line. Families who belong to this line have a distinct Y-DNA STR profile. Test your Y-DNA STR markers to find out if you are a descendant of the Cohen lineage.
Discover the story of your past
Trace your ancestry back in time and make exciting discoveries about your family history.
Find out if you descended from the Notorious High King of Ireland
Naill was legendary Irish High King. DNA test confirmed the existence of 3 millions of descendants from around the world. Researchers has found a specific unique Y-DNA STR marker profile in a large proportion of Irish men.
Test the Same Markers the Pros Use
Most basic ancestry tests in the market use DNA chips to detect only one type of marker, the SNP marker. We offer technologies which allow testing of more than just SNP, including Sanger Sequencing for reading the entire mtDNA sequence as well as Fragment Analysis to detect Y-DNA and Autosomal STR markers which are widely used by professionals for forensic investigations.
Are you one of the 17 million descendants of Genghis Khan?
He was a ruthless conqueror, who founded the largest empire in history. And, even 700 years after his death, Genghis Khan’s “Super Y” lineage is still passed on from generation to generation. Find out if you may have family links to Genghis Khan, the Father of the Mongol Nation.
Find out if you are related to the great astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus
Just before his death, Copernicus published his heliocentric theory that influenced the Scientific Revolution. Copernicus was a man of many talents; an expert mathematician, astronomer, physician, translator, governor, diplomat and economist. Are you a descendant of the Father of Modern Day Astronomy?
Does your ambition and love for power come from Napoleon?
With his ambition Napoleon rose to prominence to become the Emperor of the French. His personality dominated Europe during his reign. Find out if you have family links to Napoleon, one of the greatest commanders in history.
Explore possible family links to the great American outlaw Jesse James
Was Jesse James really a modern day Robin Hood, as romanticized by the movies? Or did Rob Ford do America a favor by assassinating a notorious outlaw in cold blood? Are you a descendant of the infamous Jessie James?
Discover if you are related to Thomas Jefferson
He was one of the Founding Fathers of America and the third president of the United States. But, even Jefferson couldn’t avoid scandal altogether. Explore possible family links to the Jefferson line and Eston Hemings, the alleged illegitimate son of Thomas Jefferson.
Explore your family ties to Marie Antoinette and the House of Habsburg
Empress Maria Theresa’s daughter, Marie Antoinette comes from a long line of Austrian nobility. She was the last Queen of France and was nicknamed “Madame Deficit” because of her prolific spending. Find out if you have family links to the royal line of Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa and the great House of Habsburg.
Find out your links to the House of Romanov
One night, under the imprisonment of the Bolshevik secret police, the entire Romanov family simply disappeared. More than 70 years later their remains were discovered near the place they were held captive. Explore your family links to Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarina Alexandra, Grand Duchess Anastasia and her siblings.
Uncover your ties to King Richard III, the last king of the House of York
When Richard III died at Bosworth Field, his body was buried without much fanfare. His remains were lost for more than five centuries before an archaeological excavation discovered them in a car park. Find out if you descend from the same paternal and/or maternal line as the controversial King Richard III.
Find out if you are a descendant of the last Viking King Sven Estriden
Sven Estridsen is the last Viking King of the Scandinavian Viking Era that lasted from the 8th century to the 11th century. His mother Estrid Svendsdatter was the daughter of King Sweyn I of Denmark, and it was his mother’s bloodline that assured Sven a place in the Danish line of succession. Explore your family links to Sven Estridsen the last Danish King of the Viking Era.
Discover if you are related to Ötzi the Iceman
Otzi and his fellow Tyroleans lived in the Copper age more than 5000 years ago. Research tells us that they were the ancestors of modern day Europeans, particularly in Corsican and Sardinia. Find out if you may have family links to Otzi, Europe’s oldest iceman found to date.
Uncover your ties to people from ancient Jerusalem
Tomb of the Shroud is more than 2000 years old. In it archaeologists found the only preserved fragment of a burial garment from the Jesus Era Jerusalem. Find out if you may have family links to ancient people who lived in 1st century Jerusalem.
Explore your DNA ties to people from an ancient Pompeii
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, more than 11, 000 inhabitants in the prosperous city of Pompeii were frozen in time. Research gives us an incredible glimpse into the life of a city from the Roman civilization. Find out if you may have family links to ancient people from Pompeii, one of the most famous archaeological cities.
Did you have relatives on the Titanic?
It was the ship of dreams and the largest steamer in the world at the time of her launch in 1912. When the “unsinkable” Titanic sank during her maiden voyage, more than 1,500 lives were lost. Find out if you may have links to several families who were on board the Titanic.