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Can Females Take the Y-DNA Test?

Females cannot take the Y-DNA test because females do not carry Y-DNA. Females can choose to test their maternal ancestry using the mtDNA test. 

If you are a female wishing to trace your own paternal line, you would need to test a paternal relative, such as a brother, father, paternal uncles (father’s brother), or paternal male cousins (father’s brother’s sons).

 

Trace Your Ancestry

Over 100 free ancestry web apps including Marie Antoinette, the Romanov Family, etc. Login to access your maternal ancestry test results. 

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Free ancestry web apps are available to users who have taken the mtDNA Test.

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