The second map shows europe around 2000 bc. The table below shows the human y chromosome dna haplogroups based on relevant studies for various ethnic and other notable groups from europe the samples are taken from individuals identified with the ethnic and linguistic designations shown in the first two columns.
The third column gives the sample size studied.
Y chromosome europe map. A y dna haplogroup is a group of men sharing the same series of mutations on their y chromosome which they inherited from a long line of common paternal ancestors. The majority of western european males belonged to y haplogroup i and northeast europeans to haplogroup r1a. In the course of this i stumbled across a wonderful set of maps of y chromosome distribution in europe.
This characteristic geographical pattern of haplogroup m269 in west europe corresponds to the map of per centages of basque words in local dialects in the south of france in spain and in italy figure 3. And the other columns give the. Calculate the average y dna percentages of hypothetical european groups by using a population of european countries.
Transfer the y dna sample results to excel from the data source. Logroup m269 frequencies decrease to the east in continental west europe and to the south in italy and in iberia. The map below shows countries by percentage of similarity to y dna average of europeans.
Above is a map of the r1 haplogroup which probably originated in eastern europe or western asia around 18 000 years ago and is the most common clade in europe. Frequencies in european ethnic groups. Map with predominant haplogroups.
The maps on this page represents the distribution of human y chromosomal dna y dna haplogroups. Other minor male lineages such as r1b g j t and e would also have been present in europe having migrated from the asian steppe the middle east and north africa.