Gedmatch percentage question : 23andme

The Siberian category on K13 is composed mostly of indigenous Siberian & Mongolian groups, not Uralic (Khanty, Mansi, Hungarian). The highest groups (over 50%) are Oroquen (Mongolian), Evenki and Yakut (Turkic) etc. While there is a relation between Siberian peoples and other Uralic and Finnic groups, they will not score majority Siberian. (Here is an Estonian’s result. They only have about 1.98 Siberian; the Oceanian and Native American is assumed more general Asian ancestry, unless you want to make an argument for that). Depending on which Finno-Ugric group you are referring to, their results are going to look different, as will a Gedmatch result. There is common ancient ancestry shared within Finno-Ugric populations, but a Ugric Mansi’s result is not going to look similar to a Finnish person’s result.

So yes, I do not have Uralic or even Siberian ancestors. I never thought on this seriously, as I have no reason to. But the Baltic category on K13 actually includes Finnic populations more, such as East_Finnish, Estonian, Erzya, etc. included in over 50%. This is all available on the spreadsheet. Mordovian people are the most Slavic shifted out of all the Finno-Ugric groups (besides Livonian’s I would think, as they are mostly assimilated now sadly, but that’s another topic) so it would make sense that your own grandmother has more Baltic than I do. Are you going to show results you are comparing to? What’s your K13? I do not know much about my family, or whatever ethnicities they are, but I won’t assume much from a Gedmatch calculator that hasn’t been updated since the 2010’s. My father was not Ukrainian, I’ve known this for months now

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