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JLRevilla
09-02-2014, 04:06 PM
I hope someone can help me with a recent doubt.

I have no info about my ancestry, but recently I found a 2nd cousin from Canada with one branch of his family from Corsica who moved to Peru and I'm exploring that relationship to see if I might have a common relative on that side. How would Corsican DNA show up on 23andme and similar serices? As Italian? Or French? :-S

According to 23andme:

27.5% Iberian
22.2% Broadly Southern European
9.2% Italian
7.1% Broadly Northern European
6.3% Broadly European
4.4% Scandinavian
0.3% Ashkenazi
16.3% Native American
4.8% Sub-Saharan African

But according to Davisky's Ancestry Detective services:

28% Iberian (Cantabria/Galicia)
14% Germany/France
13% Ireland/Scotland
24% South Italian (Sicilian)
16% Amerindian
05% West African

Thanks!

Tomenable
08-31-2016, 07:37 PM
How similar are Corsicans to Sardinians vs. to others?

Are they also a similar "Neolithic relict" population?

evon
08-31-2016, 09:35 PM
I have a half Corsican, Half French DNA cousin, you can see his results in my thread:
http://www.anthrogenica.com/showthread.php?1965-Evon-s-DNA-journey&p=173566&viewfull=1#post173566

He has a lot of Jewish matches though, dont know if that is common for Corsican DNA or not?

Mestace
09-01-2016, 02:31 AM
Corsicans are genetically N.Italians with a slight pull toward Sardinia, like ~90% Bergamo + 10% Sardinian. There might be some pockets of French there and there on the island.

Tolan
09-01-2016, 03:56 AM
On gedmatch, Corsican is one of population of MDLP World22:

Population Pygmy West-Asian North-European-Mesolithic Indo-Tibetan Mesoamerican Arctic-Amerind South-America_Amerind Indian North-Siberean Atlantic_Mediterranean_Neolithic Samoedic Indo-Iranian East-Siberean North-East-European South-African North-Amerind Sub-Saharian East-South-Asian Near_East Melanesian Paleo-Siberian Austronesian
Corsican 0.10 10.87 0.70 0.30 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.10 47.66 0.30 0.40 0.00 25.42 0.20 0.00 0.70 0.10 12.56 0.10 0.00 0.20
Italian-Center 0.10 21.48 0.50 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.00 0.10 40.16 0.10 0.70 0.00 18.88 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 17.38 0.10 0.00 0.10
Italian_North 0.10 11.40 1.50 0.20 0.00 0.20 0.00 0.30 0.40 41.80 0.10 0.40 0.10 34.10 0.10 0.10 0.00 0.10 8.70 0.10 0.20 0.10
Italian-North 0.00 13.69 0.80 0.10 0.30 0.20 0.10 0.20 0.10 44.26 0.00 1.10 0.10 26.67 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 11.79 0.30 0.10 0.10
Italian-South 0.10 21.56 0.20 0.40 0.10 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.10 40.32 0.00 1.00 0.00 16.87 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.10 18.46 0.10 0.10 0.20
Sardinian 0.00 0.80 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 68.24 0.00 0.00 0.00 13.63 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 17.13 0.00 0.00 0.00
French 0.00 6.71 4.00 0.20 0.10 0.30 0.10 0.20 0.10 43.54 0.20 2.10 0.00 38.44 0.20 0.00 0.00 0.10 3.40 0.10 0.10 0.10

sweuro
09-01-2016, 12:29 PM
Corsicans are genetically N.Italians with a slight pull toward Sardinia, like ~90% Bergamo + 10% Sardinian. There might be some pockets of French there and there on the island.
Yes. On MDLP project (which has a Corsican sample) the Corsicans on the Oracle are 85% Bergamo + 15% Sardinian.

Sikeliot
09-01-2016, 02:29 PM
Corsicans would come up mostly with Italian and Sardinian, since their closest population is Tuscans. Non-coincidentally, their language, Corsican, is very close to standard Italian (Florentine).

Tomenable
09-01-2016, 03:44 PM
Corsica once used to be part of the same Nuragic civilization as Sardinia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuragic_civilization

And probably Paleo-Sardinian Non-IE language was spoken there as well:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paleo-Sardinian_language

That's why I expected at least some degree of similarity betwen them.

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Edit: Another estimate:

http://www.forumbiodiversity.com/showthread.php/12328-Corsicans-and-Sardinians/page2


On the MLDP Oracle the Corsicans came up as 80% North Italian + 20% Sardinian

vettor
09-01-2016, 06:23 PM
We can never find who truly where the corsicans as many people from elsewhere settled there

http://bmcevolbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2148-11-69

We can say that the etruscans where there before the Greeks and the ligurians ( Genoese ) where there, the last of the Italian peoples before it came under France in 1770