Where did J1 originate?

Y chromosome haplogroup J1-M267 evolved in the northern parts of West Asia around the LGM. A limited number of founders migrated south—to the Arabian Peninsula, the southern Levant, and southern Mesopotamia, where the J1a1a1-P58 branch evolved in the early Holocene.

How common is haplogroup J?

Haplogroup J occurs in approximately 12% of native European populations. The average frequency of haplogroup J as a whole is today highest in the Near East (12%), followed by Europe (11%), the Caucasus (8%) and Northeast Africa (6%).

Where is the origin of haplogroup J1 DNA?

The oldest identified J1 sample to date comes from Satsurblia cave (c. 13200 BCE) in Georgia (Jones et al. (2015) ), placing the origins of haplogroup J1 in all likelihood in the region around the Caucasus, Zagros, Taurus and eastern Anatolia during the Upper Paleolithic.

Which is the main haplogroup of Y DNA?

Eupedia Home > Genetics > Haplogroups (home) > Haplogroup J1 Haplogroup J1 (Y-DNA) Contents 1. Origins & History 2. Geographic distribution 3. Subclades 3.1 J1-P58 1.1 Is J1-P58 the main Arabic haplogroup? 3.2 Other subclades 4.

Where is the haplogroup J-M267 most commonly found?

This haplogroup is found today in significant frequencies in many areas in or near the Middle East, and parts of the Caucasus, Sudan and Ethiopia. It is also found in high frequencies in parts of North Africa, and amongst Jewish groups, especially those with Cohen surnames.

Where did haplogroup J bearers settle in Europe?

Haplogroup J bearers along with persons carrying the T mtDNA clade settled in Europe from the Near East during the late Paleolithic and Mesolithic . * Typographical error, was 161,600 years from original source material as per time table describing the spread of populations given in the same study.