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Y-DNA Ancestral Origins Introduction

Your Y-DNA Ancestral Origins page displays the self-reported ancestral information of your Y-DNA matches who have provided a country of origin for their paternal Earliest Known Ancestor. 

You can add your paternal Earliest Known Ancestors on the Genealogy page in Account Settings. For more information, see the Earliest Known Ancestors Tab topic. 

Accessing Y-DNA Ancestral Origins 

You can access Y-DNA Ancestral Origins from your dashboard or from your navigation bar.

To access from your dashboard:

  1. Sign in to your kit.
  2. On your dashboard, locate the Y-DNA Results & Tools widget.
  3. On the Y-DNA Results & Tools widget, click the See More button, and select Ancestral Origins from the list menu.

To access from your navigation bar:

  1. Sign in to your kit.
  2. On the navigation bar at the top of the page, go to Results & Tools > Y-DNA > Ancestral Origins.
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