AncestryDNA PIZZA

AncestryDNA PIZZA



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I’m a great fan of Ancestry products and was happy to submit my DNA sample for checking! This is a fun video with a bit of help from a Pizza and with funforlouis to check my results against his.
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25 Comments

  1. You have to remember that Western Europeans didn't just come to Britain from France. Although the French are counted as such, Western Europeans would also include Anglo-Saxons and such peoples who migrated to Britannia in the 4th and 5th centuries.

  2. At 9:33 I can see a big lump on his right arm, hope it’s nothing serious??

  3. My results are 45.2% Scandinavian
    17.4% Irish and Scottish
    9.0% French
    19.8% broadly north Western European
    5,5% Eastern European
    0.5% Balkan
    0.6% broadly Southern European
    1.9% broadly European
    0.1% unassigned

  4. I'm not sure how diverse my pizza would be, but I can tell you, mine is never left to cool off like yours, I always eat my pizza hot and right away!

  5. Wait, what happened to the pizza ?? Love the cool graphic of the laptop screen. I think I might give the DNA test a go just for kicks.

  6. Great DNA results video! Thanks for sharing it! I wanted to share a few thoughts for you to consider. Each parent gives 50% of their DNA to their children, but each child inherits a different 50% of their DNA (there is some overlap of course). That means that while your son has 50% of your DNA, it won't be an even 50%. In other words, if you're 50% ____, your son may only inherit 10% of that, but 40% of the remaining. Also, ethnicity for those of UK ancestry is difficult because of the history of the UK. Western Europe DNA is high usually because of Anglo-Saxon AND Norman conquest. Irish will be high for those from Wales and Scotland. Many Brits also have a percentage of Scandinavian because of the Vikings (which Normans also share DNA with). So, often our DNA ethnicity estimate can reflect much deeper origins ie. Anglo-Saxon and Norman invasions as well as more recent immigration. PS. Where in the UK were you raised? I'm a bit of a linguistic nerd (in addition to genealogy) so I noticed you say a few words pretty distinctively: about, out, here, DNA, discount, now, know, thousands, peninsula.

  7. I am from Lancashire,  I got 48% british  34%euro west.  9% ireland  4% iberian   3% scandinavia   2% finland.

  8. Remember that borders are relatively new. People traveled and Ancestry goes back 2,000 years.

  9. My pizza wouldn't be as excited as your's. LOL! I am from the United States and AncestryDNA says I am 93% Great Britain.

  10. I traced my ancestry back to William the Conqueror, I have a direct line of descent from his sister! It took me 10 years of ancestry.co.uk to find it but when I did….highlight of my life!

  11. I would love to see more about your family history! Maybe some stories that you have uncovered? Talk about interesting family members? Possibly even show your tree? I find it facinating and youve clearly done your research! A great video

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