Analysing and Understanding Y-DNA Results and Y-DNA Projects

Clans of Ireland

AGM Conference

Stephens Green Hibernian Club

2:45 p.m. Saturday 13 April 2019

by Paddy Waldron

WWW version:

http://pwaldron.info/clans/

YouTube version:

https://youtu.be/hKiEnx5cS68

Outline

Clans, surnames, last names and DNA

male offspring female offspring
sperm Y chromosome X chromosome
22 paternal autosomes
egg X chromosome
22 maternal autosomes
mitochondria

SNPs, STRs and DNA signatures

Relationships between surname groups and within surname groups

Setting up and administering Y-DNA projects

Conclusion: Why you should submit your DNA

Further reading