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BalkanKiwi
01-31-2018, 07:56 PM
MyHeritage has a new feature under "DNA" called "Ethnicities Map".


Discover the most common ethnicities in each country and the top countries for each ethnicity, according to MyHeritage DNA users' data. Select any country or ethnicity to learn more.

https://www.myheritage.com/ethnicities

Modernancientdna
01-31-2018, 08:01 PM
Thanks for info @BalkanKiwi I will review later, interesting already just looking at 1 country

BalkanKiwi
01-31-2018, 11:00 PM
I thought it would be interesting to post my results compared to the average percentages for New Zealand.

New Zealand ethnicities

English 53.5%
Scandinavian 35.5%
North and West European 27.8%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 22.5%
Iberian 12.7%
Polynesian 8.3%
East European 8%
Balkan 4%
Italian 3.8%
Greek 2.3%
Ashkenazi Jewish 1.9%
Baltic 1.8%
South Asian 1.5%
Chinese and Vietnamese 1.5%
Papuan 0.1%
Melanesian 0.1%

My results

North and West Europe 55.7%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 52.8%
Scandinavian 2.9%
East European 26.5%
Baltic 4.3%
Ashkenazi Jewish 5.2%
Italian 2.6%
West Asian 3.3%
North African 1.5%
Nigerian 0.9%

timberwolf
01-31-2018, 11:05 PM
I thought it would be interesting to post my results compared to the average percentages for New Zealand.

New Zealand ethnicities

English 53.5%
Scandinavian 35.5%
North and West European 27.8%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 22.5%
Iberian 12.7%
Polynesian 8.3%
East European 8%
Balkan 4%
Italian 3.8%
Greek 2.3%
Ashkenazi Jewish 1.9%
Baltic 1.8%
South Asian 1.5%
Chinese and Vietnamese 1.5%
Papuan 0.1%
Melanesian 0.1%

My results

North and West Europe 55.7%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 52.8%
Scandinavian 2.9%
East European 26.5%
Baltic 4.3%
Ashkenazi Jewish 5.2%
Italian 2.6%
West Asian 3.3%
North African 1.5%
Nigerian 0.9%

Since I am a New Zealander as well, my results


Europe
97.4%
North and West Europe
57.1%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
43.9%
Scandinavian
13.2%
South Europe
22.3%
Iberian
17.7%
Italian
4.6%
East Europe
18.0%
East European
17.1%
Baltic
0.9%
Africa
2.6%
North Africa
1.6%
North African
1.6%
West Africa
1.0%
Nigerian
1.0%

Saetro
01-31-2018, 11:18 PM
Let's just travel to the Western Island of NZ (Australia) and see what they have there.

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How does this compare with the last Australian census?
Wikipedia has https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_Australia#Ancestry_of_Australian_pop ulation

In the 2016 Australian census, the most commonly nominated ancestries were:

English (36.1%)
Australian (33.5%)
Irish (11.0%)
Scottish (9.3%)
Chinese (5.6%)
Italian (4.6%)
German (4.5%)
Indian (2.8%)
Greek (1.8%)
Dutch (1.6%).

The MyHeritage proportion of Australians with stated Iberian ethnicity is so strange as to be bizarre.
(NOT in the sense of that word in the Spanish language.)
Unless there was some social media campaign for Iberians to join? Perhaps recent arrivals from South America?
Or is this a strange quirk in the MyHeritage program?

Ditto Scandinavians. Looks as if this latest MyHeritage ethnicity update still cannot reliably pick Scandinavian from British from German.

BalkanKiwi
01-31-2018, 11:21 PM
Let's just travel to the Western Island of NZ (Australia) and see what they have there.

21129

How does this compare with the last Australian census?
Wikipedia has https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_Australia#Ancestry_of_Australian_pop ulation


The MyHeritage proportion of Australians with stated Iberian ethnicity is so strange as to be bizarre. (NOT in the sense of that word in the Spanish language.)
Unless there was some social media campaign for everyone to join?

I also checked out Australia's map (I felt obliged since I'm a citizen and live here), and thought the Iberian seemed a bit out of place, especially compared to census data.

Modernancientdna
01-31-2018, 11:23 PM
Poland Averages (% of users from Poland who score particular component)

East European 83.1%
Balkan 47.2%
Baltic 44.9%
North and West European 20.2%
Ashkenazi Jewish 5.6%
English 5.6%
Scandinavian 4.5%
Irish, Scottish, Welsh 4.1%
Italian 2.2%
Iberian 2.2%
Greek 1.1%
West Asian 1.1%
Central American 1.1%
North African 1.1%
Nigerian 1.1%

Central Asian was not listed for Poland.

My Results

East European 78.1%
Baltic 16.9%
Ashkenazi Jewish 2.4%
Nigerian 1.3%
Central Asian 1.3%

BalkanKiwi
01-31-2018, 11:31 PM
Poland Averages

East European 83.1%
Balkan 47.2%
Baltic 44.9%
North and West European 20.2%
Ashkenazi Jewish 5.6%
English 5.6%
Scandinavian 4.5%
Irish, Scottish, Welsh 4.1%
Italian 2.2%
Iberian 2.2%
Greek 1.1%
West Asian 1.1%
Central American 1.1%
North African 1.1%
Nigerian 1.1%

Central Asian was not listed for Poland.

My Results

East European 78.1%
Baltic 16.9%
Ashkenazi Jewish 2.4%
Nigerian 1.3%
Central Asian 1.3%

Out of interest, do you have Ashkenazi ancestry?

Modernancientdna
01-31-2018, 11:43 PM
Out of interest, do you have Ashkenazi ancestry?

On paper I do have 1/8 or 12.5% Sephardic/Ashkenazi, Eastern Sephardim

1/8 12.5% Bulgarian, 6/8 75% Ukraine

We always were Poles most of my family ancestors, from western Ukraine we relocated to Upper Silesia, Poland after 1945.


K13 Oracle ref data revised 21 Nov 2013

Admix Results (sorted):

# Population Percent
1 Baltic 45.32
2 North_Atlantic 26.72
3 West_Med 10.53
4 East_Med 10.4
5 West_Asian 2.66
6 Siberian 1.79
7 Sub-Saharan 0.72
8 Amerindian 0.69
9 South_Asian 0.61
10 Oceanian 0.35
11 Red_Sea 0.22

Single Population Sharing:

# Population (source) Distance
1 Ukrainian 5.66
2 Southwest_Russian 5.79
3 Estonian_Polish 6.63
4 South_Polish 6.8
5 Ukrainian_Lviv 6.97
6 Belorussian 7.1
7 Polish 7.24
8 Russian_Smolensk 7.42
9 Ukrainian_Belgorod 7.5
10 Croatian 10.27
11 Kargopol_Russian 10.54
12 Lithuanian 11.48
13 Estonian 11.71
14 Erzya 12.4
15 Moldavian 12.98
16 Finnish 13.08
17 East_Finnish 13.51
18 Southwest_Finnish 13.75
19 Hungarian 13.86
20 East_German 16.07

Mixed Mode Population Sharing:

# Primary Population (source) Secondary Population (source) Distance
1 87.5% Estonian_Polish + 12.5% Ashkenazi @ 3.38
2 89.4% Estonian_Polish + 10.6% Italian_Jewish @ 3.44
3 89.4% Estonian_Polish + 10.6% Algerian_Jewish @ 3.49
4 86.6% Belorussian + 13.4% Ashkenazi @ 3.5
5 88.5% Belorussian + 11.5% Algerian_Jewish @ 3.5
6 88.6% Belorussian + 11.4% Italian_Jewish @ 3.6
7 78.7% Lithuanian + 21.3% Ashkenazi @ 3.66
8 90.2% Estonian_Polish + 9.8% Tunisian_Jewish @ 3.7
9 89.7% Estonian_Polish + 10.3% Sephardic_Jewish @ 3.72
10 81.4% Lithuanian + 18.6% Italian_Jewish @ 3.73
11 84.1% Belorussian + 15.9% Greek_Thessaly @ 3.76
12 90.3% Estonian_Polish + 9.7% Libyan_Jewish @ 3.77
13 85.4% Estonian_Polish + 14.6% Greek_Thessaly @ 3.79
14 87.9% Estonian_Polish + 12.1% West_Sicilian @ 3.8
15 81.4% Lithuanian + 18.6% Algerian_Jewish @ 3.82
16 88.9% Estonian_Polish + 11.1% South_Italian @ 3.84
17 87.9% Belorussian + 12.1% South_Italian @ 3.87
18 89.5% Belorussian + 10.5% Tunisian_Jewish @ 3.88
19 88.2% Estonian_Polish + 11.8% East_Sicilian @ 3.89
20 79.6% Belorussian + 20.4% Bulgarian @ 3.9

Using 2 populations approximation:

1 50% Belorussian +50% Croatian @ 5.742698


Using 3 populations approximation:

1 50% Belorussian +25% Bulgarian +25% Lithuanian @ 4.587320


Using 4 populations approximation:

1 Ashkenazi + Lithuanian + Lithuanian + Lithuanian @ 4.582583
2 Belorussian + Belorussian + Bulgarian + Lithuanian @ 4.587320
3 Ashkenazi + Estonian + Lithuanian + Lithuanian @ 4.587453
4 Belorussian + Bulgarian + Estonian_Polish + Lithuanian @ 4.624876
5 Belorussian + Belorussian + Belorussian + Bulgarian @ 4.653677
6 Belorussian + Belorussian + Bulgarian + Estonian_Polish @ 4.660878
7 Bulgarian + Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish + Lithuanian @ 4.719645
8 Belorussian + Greek_Thessaly + Lithuanian + Lithuanian @ 4.729737
9 Belorussian + Bulgarian + Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish @ 4.742739
10 Belorussian + Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish + Serbian @ 4.827003
11 Belorussian + Belorussian + Estonian_Polish + Romanian @ 4.840848
12 Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish + Serbian @ 4.846250
13 Belorussian + Bulgarian + Estonian + Estonian_Polish @ 4.860717
14 Estonian_Polish + Greek_Thessaly + Lithuanian + Lithuanian @ 4.872624
15 Belorussian + Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish + Romanian @ 4.874240
16 Belorussian + Belorussian + Belorussian + Romanian @ 4.874529
17 Greek_Thessaly + Lithuanian + Lithuanian + Lithuanian @ 4.875773
18 Estonian + Greek_Thessaly + Lithuanian + Lithuanian @ 4.876077
19 Bulgarian + Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish + Estonian_Polish @ 4.879661
20 Belorussian + Belorussian + Estonian_Polish + Serbian @ 4.880913

msmarjoribanks
02-01-2018, 04:23 PM
Let's just travel to the Western Island of NZ (Australia) and see what they have there.

21129

How does this compare with the last Australian census?
Wikipedia has https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_Australia#Ancestry_of_Australian_pop ulation


The MyHeritage proportion of Australians with stated Iberian ethnicity is so strange as to be bizarre.
(NOT in the sense of that word in the Spanish language.)
Unless there was some social media campaign for Iberians to join? Perhaps recent arrivals from South America?
Or is this a strange quirk in the MyHeritage program?

Ditto Scandinavians. Looks as if this latest MyHeritage ethnicity update still cannot reliably pick Scandinavian from British from German.

I don't think it is saying what percentage of Iberian the average Australian has, but what percentage of Australians have some Iberian.

I've been participating in the discussion on the Irish DNA Atlas stats, and looking into the various components found that connect with other parts of Europe (and same with the prior results from the British Isles DNA Atlas), and one thing all the populations looked at share, in small amounts, usually 5-7%, is "Iberian." Does that mean that a whole lot of Australians of Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish backgrounds get a little bit of Iberian? Probably. And if 30% of the testers get 1% Iberian and another 5% get either 50 or 100%, the result for this map is, I think, 35%, even though the average portion of Iberian for an Australian tester would be nowhere near 35%.

evon
02-01-2018, 04:24 PM
I have noted that the Norwegian average is heavily skewed towards eastern Norway, as is obvious by the high Finnish and low British/southern European %..

"Average Norwegian":
Scandinavian
87.5%
Finnish
13%
North and West European
12.1%
English
8.9%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
5.9%
East European
4.7%
Balkan
3.6%
Baltic
3.5%
Iberian
2.6%
West Asian
2.6%
Greek
1.8%
South Asian
1.4%
Central American
1.3%
Chinese and Vietnamese
1.1%
Middle Eastern
1%


I also think Norwegian Romani are over represented, as can be seen from the high Balkan, Greek, west Asian and south Asian. Something that fits well with the high number of Romani matches that we have at Myheritage...

Three generations of western Norwegians:

My maternal grandmother:
54% English
33.4% Scandinavian
6.2% North and West European
3.7% Balkan
1.9% Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
0.8% South Asian

My mother:
52.9% Scandinavian
40.5% North and West European
6.6% Irish, Scottish, and Welsh

Me:
76.3% Scandinavian
14.8% Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
5.8% Italian
3.1% Finnish

I think the components Scandinavian, North and Western Europe and British (Irish, Scots, Welsh and English components), are all very unstable at this point, so I dont take them too serious at this point..

Sangarius
02-01-2018, 05:27 PM
These ethnicity maps can be misleading, i.e. the interpretation is not straightforward. They do not show average admixture proportions, as they sum up to way over 100%. These are rather frequencies, i.e. the %-age of people that score a non-zero amount of that admixture component. Could be as low as 0.1%.

Dorkymon
02-01-2018, 05:49 PM
Romanians:

Balkan
86.1%
Greek
43.9%
East European
31.6%
North and West European
16.6%
Iberian
9.6%
Italian
9.1%
Scandinavian
6.4%
Baltic
5.9%
West Asian
4.3%
English
2.1%
Ashkenazi Jewish
1.7%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
1.2%
Sardinian
1.1%
Finnish
1.1%
Mizrahi Jewish - Iranian/Iraqi
1.1%
Sephardic Jewish - North African
1.1%

Me:

92.2% Balkan
5.8% English
1.1% Eskimo/Inuit
0.9% Japanese

greerpalmer
02-01-2018, 06:21 PM
MyHeritage has a new feature under "DNA" called "Ethnicities Map".



https://www.myheritage.com/ethnicities

Very cool feature. Thanks for the share!

msmarjoribanks
02-01-2018, 06:32 PM
These ethnicity maps can be misleading, i.e. the interpretation is not straightforward. They do not show average admixture proportions, as they sum up to way over 100%. These are rather frequencies, i.e. the %-age of people that score a non-zero amount of that admixture component. Could be as low as 0.1%.

Yeah, that's what I was trying to explain. You said it better.

sweuro
02-01-2018, 06:55 PM
Seems like they picked up some latin-americans for the spansih average, since the Central-American is 5.8%

Saetro
02-01-2018, 08:43 PM
I don't think it is saying what percentage of Iberian the average Australian has, but what percentage of Australians have some Iberian.

I've been participating in the discussion on the Irish DNA Atlas stats, and looking into the various components found that connect with other parts of Europe (and same with the prior results from the British Isles DNA Atlas), and one thing all the populations looked at share, in small amounts, usually 5-7%, is "Iberian." Does that mean that a whole lot of Australians of Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish backgrounds get a little bit of Iberian? Probably. And if 30% of the testers get 1% Iberian and another 5% get either 50 or 100%, the result for this map is, I think, 35%, even though the average portion of Iberian for an Australian tester would be nowhere near 35%.

That's quite perceptive.
Certainly, having a sizeable proportion of Cornish, I do have some Iberian come up in ethnicity.
And so do friends with Irish background.
So this Iberian appears to be a marker for those Celts who, broadly speaking, in pre-Roman times lived along the shores of the Irish Sea. And in Ireland itself.
Is that it?
The proportion of Iberian to English + Irish/Scottish/Welsh comes out to 1/5.
But these are not additive as some will have overlap, so the proportion is higher and the ratio could be as high as 1/3.5 (roughly).
That feels a bit as if those areas have contributed more highly to MyHeritage testers than purely AngloSaxon/Eastern Celtic ones.
Maybe it shows that those descendants are more interested in MyHeritage - or in genealogy - or that they have multiplied in greater numbers than expected in their New World - or that slightly more emigrated in the first place.

Thanks again for the insight.

Dorkymon
02-01-2018, 09:46 PM
Seems like they picked up some latin-americans for the spansih average, since the Central-American is 5.8%

That's not the Spanish average. Those are the chances of someone from Spain to score at least 0.1% for any of those components.

RobinBMc
02-02-2018, 03:47 PM
I'm surprised by how low the numbers for Italy are in the US. According to immigration stats (up to 2000), Italians immigrants to the US were only outnumbered by Germans, British, and Mexicans. Yet the DNA shows much higher numbers for Americans getting results in Scandinavia and East Europe than Italy.

msmarjoribanks
02-02-2018, 10:43 PM
I'm surprised by how low the numbers for Italy are in the US. According to immigration stats (up to 2000), Italians immigrants to the US were only outnumbered by Germans, British, and Mexicans. Yet the DNA shows much higher numbers for Americans getting results in Scandinavia and East Europe than Italy.

Yeah, that's kind of weird. The numbers (rounded) are:

English -- 40%
N & W European -- 35% -- this is also weird, as everyone who gets English should also get this category, although perhaps this isn't meant to be the catch-all, so never mind
32% Scandinavian
20% Iberian
16% Irish, etc
14% East European
11% Italian
11% Balkan
8% Central American
8% Nigerian
7% Greek
5% Ashkenazi
4% Sierra Leonian
4% Baltic
2.7% West African
so on

If Scandinavians are more widely spread, that could explain the discrepancy -- more people with small percentages of Scandinavian -- but I am not at all sure it's true. It's also likely, however, that people who are German or English will get small percentages of Scandinavian (especially since there is no German specific category).

Saetro
02-03-2018, 12:04 AM
I'm surprised by how low the numbers for Italy are in the US. According to immigration stats (up to 2000), Italians immigrants to the US were only outnumbered by Germans, British, and Mexicans. Yet the DNA shows much higher numbers for Americans getting results in Scandinavia and East Europe than Italy.

In general, you will find that the recent arrivals know their origins.
In some cases they left because conditions were very bad and they are glad to be somewhere else.
They are interested in establishing a new life, not about the old one. (This is from meeting quite a few of them.)
After a few generations, the knowledge has been lost, and so people search for their ethnicity.
Some other people know their ancestors have been in the New World for a long time.
They take pride in their being part of "nation-building".
They may or may not be interested in their earlier origins - most are - but their testing to find family matches among their extensive New World families means they are included in these statistics anyway.

And some people just use family connections to find family.
One example involved the telephone, a questionnaire, and some helpers.
In six months this became a published 5-7 generation study of the 4,000+ descendants (and marriage partners) of one couple.
Nearly 40 years on, this family's current generation either does not know of this book or is looking to augment the information.
And they are using DNA testing to do it.
So, 140 years after arrival - traditional ways were fine. Especially as family connections were known and extensive.
And that is not just one of my aunts who seemed to have far more than this number in memory.
Now there are different ways.

RobinBMc
02-03-2018, 02:41 AM
In general, you will find that the recent arrivals know their origins.
In some cases they left because conditions were very bad and they are glad to be somewhere else.
They are interested in establishing a new life, not about the old one. (This is from meeting quite a few of them.)
After a few generations, the knowledge has been lost, and so people search for their ethnicity.

I'm not sure how that's relevant? I'm going by immigration stats from the Department of Homeland Security Yearbook 2008 compared to DNA results, not on what people know about their origins after a few generations or more (such as from census data).

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Fnfa2_tkjC7PPNN4qfMywAYuSiez2QFOqcfJanb4FQU/pubhtml?gid=0&single=true

And as for the multiplication, the Italians, Scandinavians, and Eastern Europeans were all immigrating around the same time period, so the length of time they've been in the US and multiplying should be roughly the same.

galon07
02-11-2018, 07:20 PM
That's very interesting!

Brazilian ethnicities

84.3% Iberian
32.6% Italian
29% North and West European
27.7% Central American
13.7% North African
12.8% Greek
11.2% Scandinavian
11.2% Balkan
10.8% Sardinian
8.6% Nigerian
6.8% East European
5.8% English
5% Irish, Scottish and Welsh
5% Sephardic Jewish - North African
4.1% Ashkenazi Jewish
2.3% Middle Eastern
1.9% Kenyan
1.6% West Asian
1.3% Japanese
1.2% Baltic

My results

35.8% Iberian
23.3% Central American
16.4% Sephardic Jewish - North African
6.7% Italian
5.4% Nigerian
3.9% Finnish
3.1% Greek
2.7% Somali
1.7% North African
1% Sierra Leonean

Rafe
02-13-2018, 05:23 AM
The MyHeritage proportion of Australians with stated Iberian ethnicity is so strange as to be bizarre.

The share of Australians with Iberian ancestry is in line with that of Brits (13.5% and 14.2%, respectively).

wombatofthenorth
02-27-2018, 05:59 AM
I thought it would be interesting to post my results compared to the average percentages for New Zealand.

New Zealand ethnicities

English 53.5%
Scandinavian 35.5%
North and West European 27.8%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 22.5%
Iberian 12.7%
Polynesian 8.3%
East European 8%
Balkan 4%
Italian 3.8%
Greek 2.3%
Ashkenazi Jewish 1.9%
Baltic 1.8%
South Asian 1.5%
Chinese and Vietnamese 1.5%
Papuan 0.1%
Melanesian 0.1%

My results

North and West Europe 55.7%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 52.8%
Scandinavian 2.9%
East European 26.5%
Baltic 4.3%
Ashkenazi Jewish 5.2%
Italian 2.6%
West Asian 3.3%
North African 1.5%
Nigerian 0.9%

unfortunately it seems they are not giving the average result but just noting how many currently living in a country (whether they have a lot of ancestry from there or not) score any amount of a certain component not the average for the component among people from there

wombatofthenorth
02-27-2018, 06:09 AM
I'm surprised by how low the numbers for Italy are in the US. According to immigration stats (up to 2000), Italians immigrants to the US were only outnumbered by Germans, British, and Mexicans. Yet the DNA shows much higher numbers for Americans getting results in Scandinavia and East Europe than Italy.

For NJ they list 20% get some Italian score here. For New York 18%. For Georgia only 8%. For USA total 11%.
Maybe NY/NJ under test per capita. Or maybe just NY. I think I heard that there are certain issues with DNA tests in NY. NYC has a ton of population and lot of the Italian in the USA (along with NJ), so maybe that helps skew the overall USA result a bit?

wombatofthenorth
02-27-2018, 06:16 AM
For Latvia they put:
Baltic 89.8% (a bit shocking it is not 98%+, perhaps some decent number of Russians score 0% Baltic? I'm sure 100% of Latvians score Baltic.)
East European 34.3%
Balkan 22.3%
Ashkenazi Jewish 6.6%
Finnish 4.2%
North and West European 2.4%
Scandinavian 1.8%

Me:
96.5% - East Europe
....Baltic - 95.5%
....East European - 1.0%
3.5% - North and West Europe
....Irish, Scottish, and Welsh - 3.5%

My Mom:
100% - East Europe
....Baltic - 100.0%

My Dad:
85.3% - East Europe
.... Baltic - 85.3%
13.3% - North and West Europe
....Irish, Scottish, and Welsh - 13.3%
1.4% - Africa
....1.4% - North Africa
....North African - 1.4%

(I wonder if it somehow split my dad's Balkan into Baltic+North African?)
(It also seemed to toss all of our NWE into Irish, Scottish, Welsh which is definitely not the case, a touch could be that, but German should probably be the most.)

Baltimore1937
02-28-2018, 12:53 AM
I recently uploaded my data from FTDNA to My Heritage. Today I noticed that the results are back.

Europe = 96.4%
*****North & West Eu. = 54.4%
*****Scandinavia = 28.6%
*****Irish, Scotch, Welsh = 11.7%
*****English = 1.7% only?

Africa = 3.6%
*****North Africa = 2.6%
*****Nigeria = 1% huh?

I have 323 pages of DNA matches at 10 per page. A surprising number are from persons in foreign countries. I even saw one in Japan. Most of those of foreign countries are in Norway.

Cascio
03-16-2018, 07:42 PM
Do many Gentiles get "Ashkenazi Jewish", and why?

RobinBMc
03-16-2018, 10:53 PM
Do many Gentiles get "Ashkenazi Jewish", and why?

Not normally, as far as I know, unless they had unknown Jewish ancestry. Ashkenazi are the most genetically unique group in Europe, due to their endogamy.

digital_noise
03-21-2018, 05:27 PM
I show 1.8% Ashkenazi, with no known jewish ancestry. I figured it was noise to be honest...