I decided to do a DNA test to find out my geographical background.  So, I ordered a test through http://www.ancestry.com.  Some of the results surprised me; some of them did not.


Europe:     96%

Great Britain  65%

(England, Scotland, Wales)  

Ireland   12%

(Ireland, Scotland, Wales)

Scandinavia  8%

(Sweden, Norway, Denmark) 

Europe West   6%

(Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein)

Italy/Greece   4%

Iberian Peninsula   <1%

(Spain, Portugal)  

West Asia:    4%

Caucasus   3%

(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey)

Middle East  <1%

(Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan,  Oman, Yemen, United Arab Emirates  [UAE],  Lebanon, Israel)




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