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    How accurate is 'livingdna' regarding african ancestry?

    How accurate is ilivingdna' regarding african ancestry? I'm from latin american, my relationship with Africa is due to my autosomal DNA. This is my result in Livingdna:
    Your recent ancestry results

    Europe

    46.9%

    Europe (South)
    46.9%

    West Iberia

    25.2%

    East Iberia

    21.7%
    Africa

    39.4%

    West Africa
    36.1%

    Yorb

    13.9%

    Ivory Coast - Ghana

    6.6%

    Semi-Bantu

    5.9%

    Kassena

    3.9%

    Mandinka

    3.8%

    Bambara

    2%
    North Africa
    3.3%

    Northern Morocco

    3.3%
    Native Americas

    13.6%

    Mesoamerica
    13.6%

    Like many Latin Americans, my ancestors came here during transatlantic slave trade and intermix with another people. What african country is the origin place of my ancestors, regarding this results?

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    I'm Latina too and whereas before I had like 6% West African the update completely eliminated that and made me less European and more North African!

    Europe

    68%

    Europe (South)
    57%

    West Iberia

    37.4%

    East Iberia

    15.4%

    Cyprus

    4.2%
    Great Britain and Ireland
    8.9%

    Scotland and Ireland

    8.9%
    Europe (North and West)
    2.1%

    Northwest Germanic

    2.1%
    Africa

    20.3%

    North Africa
    18.5%

    Northern Morocco

    11.5%

    Copts

    3.5%

    Algeria

    2.1%

    Libya

    1.5%
    South and Central Africa
    1.7%

    Kleurlinge

    1.7%
    Native Americas


    11.7%

    Mesoamerica
    11.7%

    Also I was wondering about the MyOrigins 3.0 of a relative.


    Would anyone here know why a Puerto Rican would get more East African than West African on Family Tree's new my origins?

    Puerto Rican results just African portion. Family Tree my Origins 3.0.

    Africa
    8%
    East Africa
    Eastern Lake Victoria Basin
    3%
    Horn of Africa
    Eritrea, Northern Ethiopia & Somalia
    3%
    West Africa
    Senegal, Gambia & Guinea-Bissau
    <2%
    Last edited by lilac9; 10-20-2020 at 05:22 PM.

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