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by dpyates
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Surnames Cohen and Coffin
Replies: 1
Views: 31787

Re: Surnames Cohen and Coffin

Yes, Coffin is a corruption of Cohen through the Spanish, which pronounced h like ff. Coggin is the same. Both are common in Scotland.
by dpyates
Thu May 12, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Romani
Topic: Genetics of the Rom
Replies: 6
Views: 10756

Genetics of the Rom

Here is the latest study, from European Journal of Human Genetics. What interests me are the mitochondrial lines of founder Gypsy women H7, J1b3, J1c1, M18, M35b, M5a1, U3, and X2d. Does anyone have these haplogroups in their family in tandem with Gypsy heritage? http://www.nature.com/ejhg/journal/v...
by dpyates
Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Jewish markers with Iberian background
Replies: 34
Views: 90063

Re: Jewish markers with Iberian background

This means you received a Jewish I marker from one parent and a Jewish III from one parent (not necessarily the same parent). The most you can say is that you have Jewish ancestry from one parent, possibly both. The difference between Jewish I and Jewish III is explained in the report: JEWISH. These...
by dpyates
Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Jewish markers with Iberian background
Replies: 34
Views: 90063

Re: Jewish markers with Iberian background

Here is an information page for Majorcan Jews - Chueta (n=102) as a population match in our method: http://dnaconsultants.com/dnapops/majorcan-jews. It is interesting to note that Israeli courts have specifically acknowledged Majorcan Chuetas as having the right of return: "Rabbinical Court Rec...
by dpyates
Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Jewish markers with Iberian background
Replies: 34
Views: 90063

Re: Jewish markers with Iberian background

Do you have one checkmark or two for Jewish I? And for Jewish II?
by dpyates
Tue Jan 26, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Jewish markers with Iberian background
Replies: 34
Views: 90063

Re: Jewish markers with Iberian background

Welcome to the Jewish Forum. Which two Jewish markers do you have. I can tell you more when I see whether you got one checkmark or two under Jewish I, II, III or IV.
by dpyates
Sat Jan 09, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: African
Topic: Cape Verde match
Replies: 1
Views: 1500

Re: Cape Verde match

It refers to Cape Verde Islands, which belong to Brazil, and are a highly mixed (Spanish/Portuguese and African) population.
by dpyates
Sat Jan 09, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Hispanic
Topic: South America Map
Replies: 1
Views: 2311

Re: South America Map

It depends, but most are Brazilian, Venezuelan etc. Latin American or Spanish/Portuguese/mixed. The triangles in Brazil and Trinidad are African.
by dpyates
Sat Jan 09, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: World
Topic: Map
Replies: 1
Views: 1181

Re: Map

Most of the green dots in South American refer to Iberian (Spanish/Portuguese) American (mixed with American Indian) but there are four or five that are purely indigenous populations (Amazonian Indian, Kichwa), and the triangles refer to African there.
by dpyates
Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: World
Topic: Just curious
Replies: 3
Views: 1386

Re: Just curious

That's because there are a lot of African states.

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