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    Quite impossible results

    No English? is it possible that I have always thought as myself as English but have 0% what does 63% SCANDINAVIAN MEAN?


    Ethnicities

    EUROPE
    Scandinavian
    63.1%

    Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
    33.4

    Italian
    3.5%


    English
    0.0%
    Last edited by guest5234; 06-09-2021 at 02:25 PM.

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    What do your "genetic groups" and your close matches look like? Those might tell you more.

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    It depends, are you from the UK? English and Scandinavian DNA is indistinguishable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aiden View Post
    It depends, are you from the UK? English and Scandinavian DNA is indistinguishable.
    I disagree. Of course that it is distinguishable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomenable View Post
    I disagree. Of course that it is distinguishable.
    so it is possible I do not have any English

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    Myheritage is obsessed with giving people lots of Scandinavian. They definitely have an issue differentiating between Scandinavian and English. I received 30% on their test, and the highest Scandinavian % I've received on any other test is 3% on 23andme.

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    Quote Originally Posted by guest5234 View Post
    No English? is it possible that I have always thought as myself as English but have 0% what does 63% SCANDINAVIAN MEAN?
    The "macro" ethnicities are to be interpreted in a global way; they often overlap around the North Sea, certainly at their test. On a finer scale, it is better to look at the genetic groups they give you (groups of current day people that might share a genetic relationship; here too, don't interpret it in a literal way) and the origin of your close matches.

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    Have you done 23andme? I think it's the most accurate commercial DNA test.

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    I cant afford another test with another provider to be honest, is there any free providers would give me an alternative break down

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    Quote Originally Posted by guest5234 View Post
    I cant afford another test with another provider to be honest, is there any free providers would give me an alternative break down
    DnaLand is free.

    And Gedmatch had many calculators with oracles, also free.

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