My genetic ancestry

My genetic ancestry as per


Asia South <1%
Europe West 75% (Primarily located in: Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein)
Great Britain 7%
Ireland 5%
Iberian Peninsula 4%
Scandinavia 3%
Italy/Greece 3%
Europe East 1%
Pacific Islander <1%
Trace Regions <1%
Polynesia <1%



My genetic ancestry as per

Ancestry Composition tells you what percent of your DNA comes from each of 31 populations worldwide. The analysis includes DNA you received from all of your ancestors, on both sides of your family. The results reflect where your ancestors lived 500 years ago, before ocean-crossing ships and airplanes came on the scene.



British & Irish 38.5% French & German 9.5% Scandinavian 7.7% Broadly Northern European 34% Balkan 1% Iberian 0.7% Italian 0.3% Sardinian .2% Broadly Southern European 3.3% Broadly European 4.9% West African 0.1%


UPDATE 12/15/2015: updated their algorithm 


British & Irish 39.4%
French & German 9.6%
Scandinavian 7.8%
Broadly Northern European 33.2%
Balkan 1%
Iberian 0.7%
Italian 0.4%
Sardinian .2%
Broadly Southern European 3.1%
Broadly European 4.4%
West African 0.1%


My Neanderthal ancestry as per 23andme... I have 281 Neanderthal variants out of 2872 tested for. which puts my DNA at less than 4% Neanderthal. I have 0 Neanderthal variants associated with straighter hair, reduced tendency to sneeze after eating dark chocolate, less back hair and height.

The following is information generated from 23andme in regards to my sample. While the presence of a variant is not indicative that I will develop that trait/disorder/etc the possibility is there if the right combination of genes expressive themselves in a way as to bring about that trait. 


  • Nonsyndromic Hearing Loss and Deafness, DFNB1 (GJB2-Related) NO NEARING LOSS
  • Lactose Intolerance Likely tolerant CONFIRMED
  • Saturated Fat and Weight Likely to weigh more on a high saturated fat diet UNKNOWN
  • Asparagus Odor Detection 61% chance can smell CONFIRMED
  • Bitter Taste 51% chance can taste CONFIRMED
  • Sweet Taste 66% chance prefers salty CONFIRMED
  • Alcohol Flush Reaction Unlikely to flush CONFIRMED
  • Caffeine Consumption Likely consumes more CONFIRMED, CAFFEINE TOLERANT
  • Sleep Movement Likely more movement during sleep CONFIRMED
  • Deep Sleep Less likely a deep sleeper CONFIRMED, LIGHT SLEEPER
  • Back Hair 25% chance a lot of upper back hair CONFIRMED, UPPER BACK HAIR
  • Cheek Dimples 57% chance no dimple FALSE, HAVE CHEEK DIMPLES
  • Cleft Chin 71% chance no cleft chin  CONFIRMED
  • Earwax Type 93% chance wet earwax CONFIRMED
  • Eye Color 65% chance darker eyes CONFIRMED
  • Finger Length Ratio 23% chance index finger longer, 77% chance ring finger longer CONFIRMED, RING FINGER LONGER
  • Freckles  61% chance little freckling CONFIRMED
  • Hair Curliness 28% chance curly, 72% chance straight or wavy CONFIRMED
  • Light or Dark Hair 56% chance dark CONFIRMED
  • Photic Sneeze Reflex 52% chance no photic sneeze reflex CONFIRMED
  • Skin Pigmentation 96% chance lighter skin CONFIRMED, TANS DARK THOUGH
  • Unibrow 91% chance little or no unibrow CONFIRMED, A FEW STRAY HAIRS
  • Widow's Peak 67% chance no widow's peak FALSE, HAVE WIDOW'S PEAK