Autosomal DNA Testing

The most popular DNA test for family history is an autosomal DNA test.

  • It’s affordable.
  • It includes information about your ancestral ethnic groups and communities.
  • It can identify relatives on both your mother’s side and your father’s side of your family tree.
  • You’re more likely to find relatives because millions of people around the world have taken this kind of test, and you can easily transfer your results to other sites after you test.

Which DNA testing company should you choose?

Read our comparison of top DNA tests or click on the icons to read more about each one.

AncestryDNA is the world’s most-taken DNA test. Learn more here.

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