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AncestryDNA - Scandinavian/British Isles

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AncestryDNA - Scandinavian/British Isles

Posted: 22 Sep 2012 12:27AM GMT
Classification: Query
I've seen a number of people report Scandinavian results that surprised them. The common response seems to be that Vikings etc. had a significant genetic influence throughout Europe and the British Isles.

Has anyone else had British Isles results when they were expecting Scandinavian? In my case I have several ancestors from Norway and Sweden, and no Scandinavian results were reported. British Isles ancestry was reported at 37%, however. I have no known ancestors from the British Isles.

I thought this was curious, as I haven't heard nearly as much about significant British Isles influence in Scandinavia. Are they so similar that they are almost considered interchangeable? Is it likely that further fine-tuning will result in changing genetic ancestry locations over time? Just trying to get a better idea how to interpret this.


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gopherfan81 22 Sep 2012 6:27AM GMT 
Shari S. 22 Sep 2012 10:07PM GMT 
memorykeeper0... 23 Sep 2012 5:41AM GMT 
gopherfan81 23 Sep 2012 6:15AM GMT 
dmadcat 29 Sep 2012 11:48AM GMT 
SRois 26 Sep 2012 2:20AM GMT 
KimberlyKoont... 26 Sep 2012 3:04AM GMT 
nathan_mn 27 Sep 2012 2:56AM GMT 
unotwotrois12... 5 Apr 2013 5:11AM GMT 
rk918 11 May 2013 4:54AM GMT 
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