FamilyTreeDNA Discover™

Introducing FamilyTreeDNA Discover™

FamilyTreeDNA is taking paternal DNA testing to a whole new level. Discover fun facts and connections through the magic of the Y chromosome.


The map shows the migration of the different mitochondrial haplogroups across Africa

A 100,000-Year-Old Human Lineage Rediscovered

The Million Mito Project Team from FamilyTreeDNA recently discovered an ancient lineage from Eastern Africa through mitochondrial DNA.


Newly-identified Male Lineage May Reshape the Story of the First Americans

An Oregon man discovers his Y-DNA is shared with an ancient man, whose remains were found in Nevada’s Lovelock cave.


Join Us for FREE at the RootsTech 2022 Virtual Conference!

This Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5, visit FamilyTreeDNA's virtual booth at RootsTech 2022!


FamilyTreeDNA Y-DNA haplotree summary graph 2018-2021

Y-DNA Haplotree Reaches 50,000 Branches, a Milestone for Genealogy

There are now more than 50,000 branches on the Family Tree of Mankind, a milestone in the history of Y-chromosome testing. See how we did it!


New Feature: myOrigins Chromosome Painter for Family Finder

The Chromosome Painter feature helps you explore your Family Finder myOrigins results in a new way! Learn more.


Videos: myOrigins 3.0 Explained

FamilyTreeDNA's Populations Geneticist, Paul Maier, breaks down myOrigins 3.0 in this three-part video series.


New Y-DNA matches

Improvements To The Y-DNA Matches Page

FamilyTreeDNA is excited to announce the new and improved Y-DNA Matches page.