Jewish Ethnicity and DNA

Jewish Ethnicity and DNA

“Jewish DNA” genetic signatures do show up in DNA test results for family history: in Y DNA, mtDNA and even autosomal tests. Because Jewish people (as a whole) have been so good at obeying rather strict laws of family life, their DNA hasn’t been dispersed and diluted...
What is XDNA? Not As Mysterious As It Sounds

What is XDNA? Not As Mysterious As It Sounds

What is XDNA? We have answers! And so does your XDNA itself. XDNA can be used for genealogy, whether you’re a man or a woman. Sort your DNA matches using XDNA to help you with your family history. We usually talk about THREE kinds of DNA tests available for...
Finding Your Best DNA Matches

Finding Your Best DNA Matches

What’s a “good DNA match,” in genetic genealogy terms? Here’s what to look for in your DNA matches. When looking at your DNA test results for genealogy, you may have heard that you should focus on the “good matches.” But what exactly does that mean? Both of those...