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Solothurn
09-13-2018, 09:37 AM
Just heard this and uploaded mine. I already have my data on there but want to see if they can increase my outrageous 51% Scandinavian :)

Kathlingram
09-13-2018, 03:26 PM
Yes..I have just uploaded mine "
Assigned to Unknown LD-A## uploaded on Sep 13 2018




In progress - results expected in 1-2 days

agil
09-13-2018, 07:36 PM
I uploaded mine a while ago.

They said they did not accept it but will store it for future updates.

Today I checked and it was "processing", so good news.

Solothurn
09-14-2018, 08:57 AM
Mine came in:

41.7% Scandinavian. This must be my English as FTDNA also predicted high Scandinavian before their update.

Now have:

British Isles 74%
West and Central Europe 14%
East Europe 6%
+ Trace regions.

One would think as Myheritage is a partner company to FTDNA, they would at least agree on something :)

JonikW
09-14-2018, 09:51 AM
Anyone already tested at My heritage and willing to upload their Living DNA results to see how the outcome compares?

Edit: I guess the 51% you mentioned Solothurn was you original result? Thanks

Kathlingram
09-14-2018, 12:25 PM
Mine came in:

41.7% Scandinavian. This must be my English as FTDNA also predicted high Scandinavian before their update.

Now have:

British Isles 74%
West and Central Europe 14%
East Europe 6%
+ Trace regions.

One would think as Myheritage is a partner company to FTDNA, they would at least agree on something :)

Did you get matches or just Geographic?

Solothurn
09-14-2018, 03:24 PM
Same matches as my other kits. Largest cM matches anyway.


Did you get matches or just Geographic?

Capitalis
09-14-2018, 05:53 PM
Same matches as my other kits. Largest cM matches anyway.

That's good. :)

JonikW
09-14-2018, 09:47 PM
Same matches as my other kits. Largest cM matches anyway.

Thanks again for the tip-off about this. I've now uploaded my results, my dad's and my (late) mum's. Hers were a v4 23andme file because I couldn't download direct from Living DNA as we'd transferred her 23andme results to there and apparently that function isn't available when that's the case. I just had to turn the zip file into text. What I'm after is some matches to tell me more about my mum's Welsh family. We haven't got very far with her tree because they're all Jones, Lewis, Evans etc and it's tough for an amateur on a low budget. I see MyHeritage is number three by sample numbers so I hope something interesting turns up. I'd love to know her main Jones line's Y haplogroup because all the close direct ones have now passed away.

SaltyShanker
09-14-2018, 10:33 PM
same here , i uploaded mine back in May and it still says in progress . Around a hour ago i made a second account and uploaded my my raw data again just incase

firemonkey
09-15-2018, 09:32 AM
Uploaded on the 12th. Still 'In progress' .

firemonkey
09-16-2018, 07:35 AM
On the 4th day and still 'In progress' . I'm sensing there's a glitch with processing Living dna uploads.

Nive1526
09-16-2018, 07:37 AM
Same here, uploaded in July. Yesterday, I deleted and reuploaded my file and hope that this will solve the problem.

chelle
09-16-2018, 10:34 AM
Where are you seeing in progress, because I uploaded mine yesterday and it said it went through, but I don't see it showing as pending anywhere.

firemonkey
09-17-2018, 02:35 AM
Where are you seeing in progress, because I uploaded mine yesterday and it said it went through, but I don't see it showing as pending anywhere.

Dna- Manage dna kits.

timberwolf
09-17-2018, 04:32 AM
Results from my livingdna data. It took about four days.

Europe
100.0%
North and West Europe
63.5%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
45.3%
Scandinavian
18.2%
South Europe
23.4%
Iberian
17.0%
Italian
6.4%
East Europe
13.1%
East European
10.9%
Baltic
2.2%

timberwolf
09-17-2018, 09:58 PM
The most interesting thing about the Livingdna uplpad is a big jump in matches and in my case Dutch and German matches.

Country
Number of matches
USA
2,331
Great Britain
397
Australia
241
Canada
111
New Zealand
103
Ireland
52
Germany
37
Netherlands
31
Norway
27
France
10

firemonkey
09-18-2018, 08:04 AM
26024



Country
Number of matches
USA
3,546
Great Britain
764
Australia
248
Canada
209
New Zealand
128
Norway
73
Germany
54
Netherlands
52
Ireland
44
Sweden
43
Denmark
18
France
12
Spain
11
Finland
10
South Africa
9
Switzerland
6
Belgium
4
Italy
4
Portugal
3
Russia
2
Mexico
2
Japan
2
Luxembourg
2
Czech Republic
2
Singapore
2
Colombia
2
Austria
1
Chile
1
Bahamas
1
Bermuda
1
Argentina
1
Puerto Rico
1
Bulgaria
1
Uruguay
1
Albania
1
Turkey
1
Iceland
1
Hungary
1
Ukraine
1
Taiwan
1
Thailand
1
Croatia
1
Poland
1
Ecuador
1
Brazil
1
Togo
1
Guam
1
Greece
1
Slovakia
1

Araz95
09-18-2018, 08:42 PM
Still waiting, even re-uploaded the data.

evon
09-18-2018, 09:16 PM
Still waiting, even re-uploaded the data.

5th day here..

mxcrowe
09-18-2018, 11:17 PM
Uploaded today and waiting...will report.

Kathlingram
09-19-2018, 11:27 AM
5th day here..

Day #6 for me..

rldean
09-19-2018, 03:13 PM
I uploaded two LivingDNA results at the same time. One completed in 5 days yesterday. The other has no results yet (6 days).

chelle
09-20-2018, 04:59 AM
I am on day 5 of waiting...

jonahst
09-20-2018, 05:35 AM
Just so you guys know, it took a while for my Living DNA results to show up on the MyHeritage website (maybe a week or so), but they showed up much sooner on the app (within a few days). So, if you don't have it already, I would suggest downloading the app.

Solothurn
09-20-2018, 06:17 AM
Same here. On the app mine took 24 hours, but took several days to show on the general site!

I omitted this fact on starting this thread. Very sorry folks :(



Just so you guys know, it took a while for my Living DNA results to show up on the MyHeritage website (maybe a week or so), but they showed up much sooner on the app (within a few days). So, if you don't have it already, I would suggest downloading the app.

Jessie
09-20-2018, 07:08 AM
Results from my livingdna data. It took about four days.

Europe
100.0%
North and West Europe
63.5%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
45.3%
Scandinavian
18.2%
South Europe
23.4%
Iberian
17.0%
Italian
6.4%
East Europe
13.1%
East European
10.9%
Baltic
2.2%

That's really varied. I've actually sent in a sample which is at the raw data stage so hopefully it will be ready soon. I bet I'll get 100% Irish, Scottish and Welsh as per usual. :)

timberwolf
09-20-2018, 07:16 AM
That's really varied. I've actually sent in a sample which is at the raw data stage so hopefully it will be ready soon. I bet I'll get 100% Irish, Scottish and Welsh as per usual. :)

Yeah it is the worst of the major commercial companies ancestry estimates I have got. If you don't get 100% Irish, it will just show how off the mark they are.

evon
09-20-2018, 07:34 AM
MY livingdna account came out as nearly identical to the 23andme V3 account, about 9% more Scandinavian and about 5% less Italian and 2% less Finnish..

chelle
09-20-2018, 07:36 AM
I just got the app and you guys are right. It is available to view on there. The percentages vary so much from kit to kit.

kingjohn
09-20-2018, 04:29 PM
i want to thank principe who kindly uploaded my living dna raw data


first my heritage results based on ftdna raw data




26073


here is living dna raw data uploaded to my heritage }

26075




p.s
that means my 12.6% north italy related ancestery+ 3.8% northwest europe related ancesterty is hiding in the aschenazi of my heritage
agamemnon theory is alive and kicking :)
and this area and the rhine is the source of the european admixture of european jews

Gery
09-20-2018, 05:30 PM
I had been waiting 4 days for my upload to process on the My Heritage web site, then I used the app, as mentioned in this thread. My ethnic makeup was on the app, but it said my matches were still processing. Has anyone else had that happen and if so, how many days between the results? I'm really anxious for matches since Living DNA is taking it's sweet time getting Family Networks up and running.

Update: All my results are available both on the app and on the website. 5 pm 9-20-2018

jonahst
09-20-2018, 06:23 PM
i want to thank principe who kindly uploaded my living dna raw data


first my heritage results based on ftdna raw data




26073


here is living dna raw data uploaded to my heritage }

26075




p.s
that means my 12.6% north italy related ancestery+ 3.8% northwest europe related ancesterty is hiding in the aschenazi of my heritage
agamemnon theory is alive and kicking :)
and this area and the rhine is the source of the european admixture of european jews

I would hesitate to draw this conclusion. Both the Palestinian Christian and the Mizrahi (Caucasus) Jew I've seen have a ton if North Italy in Living DNA, while I and most other Ashkenazim get relatively little (less than you). Don't take those results too literally :P

kingjohn
09-20-2018, 06:27 PM
I would hesitate to draw this conclusion. Both the Palestinian Christian and the Mizrahi (Caucasus) Jew I've seen have a ton if North Italy in Living DNA, while I and most other Ashkenazim get relatively little (less than you). Don't take those results too literally :P

the 3.8% northwest related ancestery is from rhine or gaul ...
no way around it though.....
and most middle eastern results i saw score south italy and tuscany less of the north italy

jonahst
09-20-2018, 06:32 PM
the 3.8% northwest related ancestery is from rhine or gaul ...
no way around it though.....
and most middle eastern results i saw score south italy and tuscany less of the north italy

True about the NW European, but you scored way more North Italy than any Ashkenazi Jew. I scored 5%, the Palestinian Christian scored around 6% (so not actually much higher), another Ashkenazi scored 8%, and the Mizrahi Jew scored 13%.

kingjohn
09-20-2018, 06:36 PM
True about the NW European, but you scored way more North Italy than any Ashkenazi Jew. I scored 5%, the Palestinian Christian scored around 6% (so not actually much higher), another Ashkenazi scored 8%, and the Mizrahi Jew scored 13%.

so where all of it gone .... ?;)
in my heritage
i score only 2.6% italy in my heritage that is damn low :)

jonahst
09-20-2018, 06:38 PM
so where all of it gone .... ?;)
in my heritage
i score only 2.6% italy in my heritage that is damn low :)

Not sure, but Kurds and the Albanian all score some North Italy (3-6% or so) while North Italians don't seem to score as much as you. So maybe the label isn't so accurate :confused:

kingjohn
09-20-2018, 06:44 PM
Not sure, but Kurds and the Albanian all score some North Italy (3-6% or so) while North Italians don't seem to score as much as you. So maybe the label isn't so accurate :confused:

there are persons i know one from this forum matust
who score 20% north italy he has some north east italy heritage in his geneology
and a person who is part northeast italian from salcedo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salcedo,_Veneto
and he score 20% north italian in living dna ....
thats why i think there refernce might be northeast italy

Nive1526
09-20-2018, 08:34 PM
LivingDNA standard mode:

Europe:98.8%

39.4% Germanic
34.9% Great Britain
23% Tuscany
1.5% Europe Unassigned

Near East:
1.2% Arabia


Upload to Myheritage:

Europe 100.0%
North and West Europe 67.1%

North and West European 47.1%
Scandinavian 20.0%
South Europe 32.9%

Italian 32.9%

711 DNA matches


Imho, LivingDNA did a better job on the Italian and German, worse on Britain and probably better in Northern Europe by not detecting Scandinavian.

kingjohn
09-20-2018, 09:19 PM
32.9% Italian I am jealous 😉

JonikW
09-20-2018, 10:48 PM
Yeah it is the worst of the major commercial companies ancestry estimates I have got. If you don't get 100% Irish, it will just show how off the mark they are.

Got mine and my parents'. Also largely North and West Europe for all of us. Definitely the most useless ethnicity test I've done but also by far and away the best for matches. My late mum's recently discovered first cousin is on there as is another Welsh match at the same level. Delighted that I did this because didn't expect the ethnicity result to be accurate anyway.

SaltyShanker
09-20-2018, 11:03 PM
Here are my results from uploading my LivingDNA data ! It is alot more accurate than what LivingDNA assigned to me (94% British isles >:( ) , im very pleased :) . 26082 26083

JonikW
09-20-2018, 11:20 PM
... great how you can see your matches' ethnic breakdowns. A very close relative of mine who I know and who is Welsh shows nearly 20 percent Greek. That's plain wrong. Makes my breakdown look accurate in comparison.

jortita
09-21-2018, 01:41 AM
I think none of the tests are able to actually give accurate results of my ancestry, which being from NE India is very mixed. The below are my results for Living DNA uploaded to My Heritage DNA, especially my Scandinavian ancestry

South Asia 77.7%

East Asia 14.1%
Chinese and Vietnamese 12.5%
Eskimo and Inuit 1.5%

Europe 4.5%
Scandinivian 4.5%

Oceania 2.4%
Melanesia 2.4%

Central Asia 1.3%

Nive1526
09-21-2018, 09:54 AM
32.9% Italian I am jealous ��

I suspect it is roughly a 10% overestimate as most other calculators give me around 20-25%. :)
And it further indicates that I do not have significant Jewish ancestry, maybe none at all, which I suspected to have before.

evon
09-21-2018, 01:29 PM
... great how you can see your matches' ethnic breakdowns. A very close relative of mine who I know and who is Welsh shows nearly 20 percent Greek. That's plain wrong. Makes my breakdown look accurate in comparison.

This friend could have Welsh Kale ancestry ;)

JonikW
09-21-2018, 02:31 PM
This friend could have Welsh Kale ancestry ;)

... This relative of mine has a full sibling where they've thrown in Italian as well! But on a serious note I've apparently got 4,000 matches, and there are so many close ones that it will take me a long time to go through them. This test is excellent for UK matching then. Oh, and I was unfair before. DNA Land's breakdown was far worse. I seem to remember I looked quite Slavic and Finnish there. MyHeritage hasn't given me anything outside North West Europe, unlike my relatives. This test would definitely be worth paying for IMO. It's making me wonder what I might be missing on Ancestry.

Phoebe Watts
09-21-2018, 02:33 PM
For my relative from south-west Wales:
87% Irish, Scottish and Welsh
13% North and West European

LDNA showed over 80% Wales and fragments from Scottish, Irish and English regions. Only a trace from outside UK and Ireland.

evon
09-21-2018, 03:23 PM
... This relative of mine has a full sibling where they've thrown in Italian as well! But on a serious note I've apparently got 4,000 matches, and there are so many close ones that it will take me a long time to go through them. This test is excellent for UK matching then. Oh, and I was unfair before. DNA Land's breakdown was far worse. I seem to remember I looked quite Slavic and Finnish there. MyHeritage hasn't given me anything outside North West Europe, unlike my relatives. This test would definitely be worth paying for IMO. It's making me wonder what I might be missing on Ancestry.

Italian and Iberian is relativly common for UK testers with Myheritage (usually under 10% though), just like Finnish and Slavic is common for UK testers with Dna.Land. You can look at how common Italian etc is in testers from the UK (although it need not be people with ancestry from the UK) if you look here:
https://www.myheritage.com/ethnicities/great-britain/country-ethnicity-distribution


These are the most common ethnicities in Great Britain, according to MyHeritage DNA users' data.

JonikW
09-21-2018, 06:52 PM
Italian and Iberian is relativly common for UK testers with Myheritage (usually under 10% though), just like Finnish and Slavic is common for UK testers with Dna.Land. You can look at how common Italian etc is in testers from the UK (although it need not be people with ancestry from the UK) if you look here:
https://www.myheritage.com/ethnicities/great-britain/country-ethnicity-distribution

I guessed as much as far as both tests are concerned. I wonder whether anyone scores close to 100 percent English with MyHeritage.

evon
09-21-2018, 07:30 PM
I guessed as much as far as both tests are concerned. I wonder whether anyone scores close to 100 percent English with MyHeritage.

I think I have seen one or two in western Europe with 100%, but it is more common among my Finnish and eastern European matches (to get 100% that is)..

JonikW
09-21-2018, 07:57 PM
So that Living DNA users know what to expect, here are two siblings that I am related to. I know their families and they are mostly Welsh (including surnames and use of local first names) with a bit of English.
One shows 69.1 percent English and 0 percent Welsh, Scottish, Irish.
The other: 57.7 English, 22.7 Welsh etc.
The former also has 29 pc South Europe while the other has 8 pc South, 7 pc East. They also have other traces of ethnicities.
Theoretically possible of course but it highlights the limitations of all ethnicity tests at present.

ADD: I'll be intrigued to see what any fully Welsh Anthrogenica users get. My overall impression of this upload is very positive and I love their app and navigation. Far better than 23andme for checking match info in my view.

Kathlingram
09-21-2018, 08:22 PM
26105

Mine came in today.. I DID message them today to say it was day #7 and where were they? Some of you might try that..
I got approximately 3,000 new matches.. they are loaded in with my others (23andme upload)

Stephen1986
09-21-2018, 08:29 PM
I uploaded my Living DNA raw data last week and now have my results - 99.1% English and 0.9% Middle Eastern. This is compared to -

My results via my 23andMe data -

Europe 100%
- North and West Europe 98.7%
-- English 97.5%
-- Irish, Scottish and Welsh 1.2%
- East Europe 1.3%
--East European 1.3%

My brother's results via his 23andMe data -

Europe 98.3%
- North and West Europe 98.3%
-- English 59.1%
-- Irish, Scottish and Welsh 39.2%

Asia 1.7%
- West Asia 1.7%
-- West Asian 1.7%

JonikW
09-21-2018, 08:33 PM
I uploaded my Living DNA raw data last week and now have my results - 99.1% English and 0.9% Middle Eastern. This is compared to -

My 23andMe results -

Europe 100%
- North and West Europe 98.7%
-- English 97.5%
-- Irish, Scottish and Welsh 1.2%
- East Europe 1.3%
--East European 1.3%

My brother's 23andMe results -

Europe 98.3%
- North and West Europe 98.3%
-- English 59.1%
-- Irish, Scottish and Welsh 39.2%

Asia 1.7%
- West Asia 1.7%
-- West Asian 1.7%

How do you get a breakdown of English, Irish etc on 23andme? I didn't know you could do that.

Stephen1986
09-21-2018, 08:35 PM
How do you get a breakdown of English, Irish etc on 23andme? I didn't know you could do that.

Sorry, I should have been clearer, those were the results I got on MyHeritage using my raw data from 23andMe.

JonikW
09-21-2018, 08:36 PM
Sorry, I should have been clearer, those were the results I got on MyHeritage using my raw data from 23andMe.

I realised immediately. My mistake. Thanks for posting!

Kathlingram
09-21-2018, 08:37 PM
26105

Mine came in today.. I DID message them today to say it was day #7 and where were they? Some of you might try that..
I got approximately 3,000 new matches.. they are loaded in with my others (23andme upload)

2610626106

THIS is my latest Ancestry DNA

JonikW
09-21-2018, 08:41 PM
I uploaded my Living DNA raw data last week and now have my results - 99.1% English and 0.9% Middle Eastern. This is compared to -

My results via my 23andMe data -

Europe 100%
- North and West Europe 98.7%
-- English 97.5%
-- Irish, Scottish and Welsh 1.2%
- East Europe 1.3%
--East European 1.3%

My brother's results via his 23andMe data -

Europe 98.3%
- North and West Europe 98.3%
-- English 59.1%
-- Irish, Scottish and Welsh 39.2%

Asia 1.7%
- West Asia 1.7%
-- West Asian 1.7%

So your brother's almost 40 percent "Celtic" and you're not. I think we can already see a pattern emerging after my own siblings post.

Kathlingram
09-21-2018, 08:59 PM
Everyone who has sent their Living DNA to My Heritage.. Are you seeing the same matches you may have gotten at Genesis?
Since they are mixed in with my other upload, am I correct in looking at "newest first" and seeing Living DNA? Is there another was to differentiate them?
Thanks

Kathlingram
09-21-2018, 10:28 PM
Everyone who has sent their Living DNA to My Heritage.. Are you seeing the same matches you may have gotten at Genesis?
Since they are mixed in with my other upload, am I correct in looking at "newest first" and seeing Living DNA? Is there another was to differentiate them?
Thanks

I have not yet seen any matches on this upload who have matched me at GEDMatch Genesis.. so I am not sure about these matches that I have gotten

Gery
09-21-2018, 11:56 PM
Everyone who has sent their Living DNA to My Heritage.. Are you seeing the same matches you may have gotten at Genesis?
Since they are mixed in with my other upload, am I correct in looking at "newest first" and seeing Living DNA? Is there another was to differentiate them?
Thanks

Out of the first 20 on my list, no matches. However, about half the surnames had matches at Genesis, including a few pretty uncommon surnames too. My question is just what percent from My Heritage have uploaded their data to GED Match?

Lion Heart
09-22-2018, 08:54 AM
Old results
Europa
100,0%
Osteuropa
58,3%
Balkanbewohner
33,0%
Osteuropäer
25,3%
Nord- und Westeuropa
41,7%
Ire, Schotte und Waliser
24,4%
Skandinavier
17,3%

New results with Living DNA
Osteuropa
59,1%
Balkanbewohner
30,0%
Osteuropäer
27,5%
Balte
1,6%
Nord- und Westeuropa
40,9%
Skandinavier
16,4%
Ire, Schotte und Waliser
15,1%
Engländer
9,4%

got more English acestry here and less Irish/scottish but overall results seem to be similar.

Kathlingram
09-22-2018, 11:54 AM
Out of the first 20 on my list, no matches. However, about half the surnames had matches at Genesis, including a few pretty uncommon surnames too. My question is just what percent from My Heritage have uploaded their data to GED Match?

I would think the question also is."How many from LivingDNA have uploaded to Genesis /Gedmatch." My numerous matches there at the beginning I now do not see.. have the Gedmatch Admins resolved overlaps etc. and removed them as matches?

Gery
09-22-2018, 06:50 PM
I would think the question also is."How many from LivingDNA have uploaded to Genesis /Gedmatch." My numerous matches there at the beginning I now do not see.. have the Gedmatch Admins resolved overlaps etc. and removed them as matches?

I've only tested at Living DNA, and didn't know about Gedmatch for months after I got my results. None of my relatives that have had DNA tests knew of Gedmatch until I told them. I think our best bet to find matches is to upload our data everywhere we can, because we can't rely on others uploading there's. I hope more testing companies accept Living DNA data.

Kathlingram
09-22-2018, 08:41 PM
I've only tested at Living DNA, and didn't know about Gedmatch for months after I got my results. None of my relatives that have had DNA tests knew of Gedmatch until I told them. I think our best bet to find matches is to upload our data everywhere we can, because we can't rely on others uploading there's. I hope more testing companies accept Living DNA data.

Well My Heritage is only doing it until December 1.. after a couple of years of allowing uploads.. this one for 23andme V5 and LivingDNA is recent.. Just know that you can make a free account with less than 250 names in your Tree.. Just put your parents and grandparents.. Some people do not even have one..
FTDNA takes uplaod but Not Living DNA I do nto think or V5 23aandme for the same reasons that LD does not yet have family matches.. Problems with the Chip

mxcrowe
09-23-2018, 03:48 AM
My results showed up yesterday. The original estimate is based on my Ancestry upload:

Europe 100.0%
North and West Europe 100.0%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 63.7%
English 28.0%
Finnish 7.5%
Scandinavian 0.8%

The new version, based on my Living DNA dataset is very similar:


Europe 100.0%
North and West Europe 100.0%
Irish, Scottish, and Welsh 66.3%
English 23.8%
Finnish 8.6%
Scandinavian 1.3%

Have not spent the time to see if the matches are different yet...

Phoebe Watts
09-23-2018, 05:36 PM
Well worth doing:
> Quick turnaround - ethnicity on the app in half a day; full results including matches in about three days.
> Lots of new (and plausible) matches.
> Ethnicity 87.6% Irish, Scottish, and Welsh; 11.0% North and West Europe; 1.4% East European.

Strange that there is no English score?

Gery
09-23-2018, 07:17 PM
I was informed that My Heritage will only be giving "full features" to data uploaded before December first, with those files uploaded prior to the deadline being grandfathered in for free full features. After that it will cost to have the features beyond matching. I don't know if loosing the ethnicity results is a big thing. Based on my results, and that of a cousin, they missed the mark big time. We are both 50% Sicilian, half of that the same ancestors. With My Heritage, I showed 50% Italian, no Greek, and he showed 50% Greek, no Italian. I can understand a mix of Italian and Greek in varying proportions for both of us, but all or nothing results is a picture painted with too big a brush.

As far as relative matching goes, I am thrilled with My Heritage. I was able to search both the match list, and all the names in all their family trees for individual surnames, with one search. That is an incredible feature. If Gedmatch has that feature, I have yet to find it. With that feature I believe I was able to break through a paper trail gap.

Bottom line, Living DNA for me, is hands down better for ethnicity, but until Family Networks is up and running, I am very thankful for My Heritage.

Kathlingram
09-23-2018, 07:35 PM
I think that MyHeritage is fine.. the ethnicity for that and AncestryDNA and 23andme are all quite close.. LivingDNA has not impressed me .. for more than one reason
I have no Ethnicity outside UK Ireland at LD and every place else has 3-8 % elsewhere in Europe.. Baltic area.. I do have those ancestors.. roughly 89-90% of my ethnic background is Ireland Scotland Wales England..
I was a Beta Tester at 23andme Sept 2009 with the first public outin of autosomal "Cousin matches" and they remain the best for me.. their database of matches does not compare with AncestryDNA with their 10 million

At MyHeritage the vast percentage of matches you have are NOT Living DNA.. I am scrambling to find any.. and gedmatch Genesis had a fair amount at first but they have been removed because of the problems with that chip.. So what I have at My Heritage is heavily AncestryDNA and 23andme.. Which is fine as I am a firm believer of fishing in all the ponds

Gedmatch is still currently necessary as AncestryDNA has no chromosome browser and LivingDNA has nothing besides Ethnicity.. without the Irish and German samples they have been promising for almost 2 years.. Gedmatch have been around since 2011 and no you cannot look for individual surnames..

I am glad I have tested all places.. I have been a surname Group Admin at FTDNA since 2006 but now have only 2 groups ( fair sized ones) I NEVER tested autosomal there.. just uploads..that and the Y DNA is what they do best I think..

JonikW
09-23-2018, 07:38 PM
Well worth doing:
> Quick turnaround - ethnicity on the app in half a day; full results including matches in about three days.
> Lots of new (and plausible) matches.
> Ethnicity 87.6% Irish, Scottish, and Welsh; 11.0% North and West Europe; 1.4% East European.

Strange that there is no English score?

I agree, strange. I think in light of Gery's results, the siblings I mentioned and some other posts it's obvious that the ethnicity breakdown is very much hit and miss. Yours looks very good, all things considered, unlike mine with nearly 40 percent simply North West Europe.

Gery
09-23-2018, 08:09 PM
I think that MyHeritage is fine.. the ethnicity for that and AncestryDNA and 23andme are all quite close.. LivingDNA has not impressed me .. for more than one reason
I have no Ethnicity outside UK Ireland at LD and every place else has 3-8 % elsewhere in Europe.. Baltic area.. I do have those ancestors.. roughly 89-90% of my ethnic background is Ireland Scotland Wales England..
I was a Beta Tester at 23andme Sept 2009 with the first public outin of autosomal "Cousin matches" and they remain the best for me.. their database of matches does not compare with AncestryDNA with their 10 million

At MyHeritage the vast percentage of matches you have are NOT Living DNA.. I am scrambling to find any.. and gedmatch Genesis had a fair amount at first but they have been removed because of the problems with that chip.. So what I have at My Heritage is heavily AncestryDNA and 23andme.. Which is fine as I am a firm believer of fishing in all the ponds

Gedmatch is still currently necessary as AncestryDNA has no chromosome browser and LivingDNA has nothing besides Ethnicity.. without the Irish and German samples they have been promising for almost 2 years.. Gedmatch have been around since 2011 and no you cannot look for individual surnames..

I am glad I have tested all places.. I have been a surname Group Admin at FTDNA since 2006 but now have only 2 groups ( fair sized ones) I NEVER tested autosomal there.. just uploads..that and the Y DNA is what they do best I think..

I realize more than ever before that I need to test beyond one company, for a more complete picture. I'm leaning towards family tree as my next stop on this testing train. My most sketchy paper trail is my surname, and they have Y chromosome matching. Ancestry and 23 and me are down the line.

Kathlingram
09-23-2018, 09:15 PM
Family Tree DNA 's smallish database is the reason they allow Free Uploads.. for $19 you can then get Ethnicity and the chromosome browser.. A good deal!
Last I checked FTDNA was not accepting 23andmeV5 chip and My Heritage is the only one transferring Living DNA so my opinion is to test at AncestryDNA ( big sale always going on) and then upload THAT to FTDNA for free.. THEN when a sale happens buy your YDNA..

However for the same $99 you get both your mitoDNA haplogroup and, if male your Y DNA "terminal SNP" at 23andme which is a very good deal..

Neither AncestryDNA or 23andme accept uploads because they don't need to grow their database..

Capitalis
09-24-2018, 05:24 PM
I guessed as much as far as both tests are concerned. I wonder whether anyone scores close to 100 percent English with MyHeritage.

Me! :):P

26173

My mother received 2/3 Irish etc. to 1/3 English, plus minors.

My father received 1/3 Irish to 2/3 English, plus minors.

Making me a miracle baby. :angel:

artemv
09-28-2018, 10:30 PM
Got very strange results. Uploaded LivingDNA data of both of my parents and got unexpected high Baltic ancestry (19% in both cases), although there is no sign of Baltic ancestry in family story, livingDNA, my own or my sister's tests on other sites. Another problem - unexpected Greek ancestry(11%) on my mother's side.
I can see in comments that most users are satisfied with their results, but it looks like MyHeritage has problems with classifying East Europeans.

JonikW
09-28-2018, 11:11 PM
Got very strange results. Uploaded LivingDNA data of both of my parents and got unexpected high Baltic ancestry (19% in both cases), although there is no sign of Baltic ancestry in family story, livingDNA, my own or my sister's tests on other sites. Another problem - unexpected Greek ancestry(11%) on my mother's side.
I can see in comments that most users are satisfied with their results, but it looks like MyHeritage has problems with classifying East Europeans.

Thanks for posting. I'm not sure that most users are satisfied (see post above you for a start). But I think most users do appreciate the free upload and matching. I wasn't surprised to learn about your experience based on what I'd already observed, particularly regarding wide discrepancies between siblings and other close relatives. So I don't think the issue is only with East Europeans.

09-30-2018, 06:58 PM
After uploading my LDNA to MyHeritage a small percentage of my Greek/Scandi changed to 3% Ashkenazi Jew instead

Strange

jonahst
09-30-2018, 07:04 PM
Got very strange results. Uploaded LivingDNA data of both of my parents and got unexpected high Baltic ancestry (19% in both cases), although there is no sign of Baltic ancestry in family story, livingDNA, my own or my sister's tests on other sites. Another problem - unexpected Greek ancestry(11%) on my mother's side.
I can see in comments that most users are satisfied with their results, but it looks like MyHeritage has problems with classifying East Europeans.

What's your background (more specific than Jewish and Slavic)?

Also can you share your Living DNA results?

09-30-2018, 07:16 PM
i want to thank principe who kindly uploaded my living dna raw data


first my heritage results based on ftdna raw data




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here is living dna raw data uploaded to my heritage }

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p.s
that means my 12.6% north italy related ancestery+ 3.8% northwest europe related ancesterty is hiding in the aschenazi of my heritage
agamemnon theory is alive and kicking :)
and this area and the rhine is the source of the european admixture of european jews

Your links are not working but it sounds the same as me

My Greek and Scandi changed to Ashkanazi Jewish (?) Perhaps someone can explain

kingjohn
09-30-2018, 07:24 PM
Your links are not working but it sounds the same as me

My Greek and Scandi changed to Ashkanazi Jewish (?) Perhaps someone can explain

but i realy do have aschenazi ancestery my paternal granny
so in my case it is real
just in living dna i could see what is hiding in the aschenazi { and it look like northwest europe + north italy in living dna }:)
and you are non- jew so i don't think those are the same cases :)

in your case it could be just overlap in markers

Kathlingram
10-01-2018, 01:58 PM
I am not sure anyone mentioned this: I told you all I could not separate or figure out which matches were from the Living DNA upload? Someone at the LivingDNA Facebook group ( Henry) said that you can separate them out even after the fact if you told My Heritage they both were you.. I did that and got 8,524 matches..
So I just went in and identified the Living DNA upload as my "Twin" .. "Kathleen's Twin" and same birth date.. It asked me if Carol was this sibling and I said noo
So now "Kathleen's Twin" has 6,161 matches of it's ( her LOL) own..
Wanted to share that...

Kathlingram
10-06-2018, 11:00 PM
I am not sure anyone mentioned this: I told you all I could not separate or figure out which matches were from the Living DNA upload? Someone at the LivingDNA Facebook group ( Henry) said that you can separate them out even after the fact if you told My Heritage they both were you.. I did that and got 8,524 matches..
So I just went in and identified the Living DNA upload as my "Twin" .. "Kathleen's Twin" and same birth date.. It asked me if Carol was this sibling and I said no
So now "Kathleen's Twin" has 6,161 matches of it's ( her LOL) own..
Wanted to share that...

After sharing that I went in just now and compared the now separated DNA tests uploaded to MY Heritage for me and my "twin"..
from 23andme :
90.6% NW Europe,
89.2% Irish Scottish Welsh
1.4% North and West Europe
6.5% South Europe
2.9 % East Europe

From Living DNA
89.3 Irish Scottish Welsh
9.7 % English
1.0% East Europe ( Baltic)


Living DNA's chip, OR their samples effectively limits my ancestry to the British Isles..

Now My Heritage's interpretation of 23 and me is skewed also.. I have NO Southern European however AncestryDNA DID reference Eastern Europe until this update

23andme itself gives me 87.7% British Irish and 6.7% Broadly NW Europe which includes Baltic but it shows my 2.8% German/French from known great great grandparents and 1.6% Scandinavian from my Swedish 3rd great great GF

So I remain puzzled at Living DNA chip/samples completely losing 10-11% of "other" European besides British/Irish.. That and their inability to meet deadlines at all leaves me skeptical