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Ancestry DNA Test

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DNA tests may show a shared common ancestor for people with the same surnames.

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DNA creates an undisputable link between generations. It can help to reconstruct family trees petween individuals who share the same name.

Therefore, Y-DNA tests are performed to establish a relationship between male participants. Since the Y chromosome is only passed down the mal line from father to son it clearly shows relationshsips between men and can hint to a former shared common ancestor.

A female line can be proven by testing the mtDNA (mitochondrial DNA) which is passed down only from the mother to both, sons and daughters. Therefore, if we find a match in the mtDNA of two individuals then it is very likely that those two share a common maternal ancestor.

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