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by jakayj
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: World Matches
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: World Matches

Hello again, Your rankings are based on the relative frequency of you matching each population. Your top four populations are found within one nation. On a relative basis, you matched the top one more closely than the other three, but the differences might be slight. If you want a more personal expl...
by jakayj
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: World Matches
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: World Matches

EB,

If you're referring to the (n = XXX) numbers, those are the number of participants scientists had in each population study and do not reflect the number of matches.

Jakay
by jakayj
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: World Matches
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: World Matches

Hello, The number before each population in the Top 50 World populations ranks the populations (in descending order) as to the number of matches your genetic profile had in each. The population ranked #1 had the most, #2 had the second most, etc. We give the top 50 as they show the top populations i...
by jakayj
Fri May 04, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Family Mystery Solved regarding missing German ancestry
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: Family Mystery Solved regarding missing German ancestry

I'm finding there's almost always an expanding story to explain the "mysteries" once we can track down the family members.

Jakay
by jakayj
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Surname COLONNA
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

Re: Surname COLONNA

Wonderful confirmation for you on your heritage. Sounds as if you're on the right path of discovery.

Happy we could help,

Jakay
by jakayj
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Rare Genes from History
Topic: question about rare gene results
Replies: 3
Views: 2276

Re: question about rare gene results

DNA Consultants has three Sinti population lineage markers that trace back to northern India as do the Romani/Gypsies themselves. These marker are not original in Gypsies, but reflect an earlier population that handed down the markers, which were carried by the Gypsies as they migrated west through ...
by jakayj
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: 1 Jewish II & 2 Jewish III
Replies: 3
Views: 1043

Re: 1 Jewish II & 2 Jewish III

Yvette, Historical events play an important part in the human story. Jewish II alleles (markers) are characteristic among the Ashkenazi (German) Jews. In mid-20th century, the German Holocaust was launched by the Nazis, and millions of people were killed, including 6 million Jews. Individuals and wh...
by jakayj
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: 1 Jewish II & 2 Jewish III
Replies: 3
Views: 1043

Re: 1 Jewish II & 2 Jewish III

Yes, with just one marker, autosomal testing cannot distinguish which parent passed you the marker, but if you have two, then each parent passed you one.

Continued good work on your research.

Jakay
by jakayj
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Rare Genes from History
Topic: question about rare gene results
Replies: 3
Views: 2276

Re: question about rare gene results

Greg,

That bar divides the second and third boxes because Sinti has three possible populations, and should someone show markers from all of them, DNA Consultants would need a third box.

Hope this helps.

Jakay
by jakayj
Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Don’t know how to read my test results...Help pls!
Replies: 3
Views: 996

Re: Don’t know how to read my test results...Help pls!

You will find highlighted in red on page 2 of the report under World Population Matches modern-day tribal matches. Also, in the analysis and conclusion section that starts on page 5 you will find a listing in the paragraph that begins "Remember: results do not equal ..." listing of any fur...

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