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What is your familial country of origin?

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  1. A-58

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    I did the DNA test thing last autumn, thinking I was mostly Limey and Irish, with a little German, French, and Injun mixed in for good measure. We have a done a good bit of genealogical research and have been able to trace nearly all lines back to an old world origin, except for a couple of Native Americans.

    Well, according to the test, genetically I am nearly 50% Western European (German, French and the like, 20% British Isles (including Ireland) and 15% SCANDINAVIAN. We have no idea who this Nordic person (or persons) is as I have never come across anyone from there in my lineage. Guess he was the milkman. The remaining percentages were other, such as the aforementioned Injun and other European ethnicities
     
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    I am a mutt, which if Bill Murray is right is the best thing of all. The pedigree includes English, Scotch-Irish, a little plain old Irish, a little Welsh, Czech, Jewish, and a little German.
     
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    Doesn't have to be from one person, you could get 2.5% from several people.
     
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    Until the Norse came to Ireland it didn't rally have any cities. They founded almost all of those. then there were the various Norse incursions into England and Scotland during the 700--1100 AD period. They actually ruled a good portion of Northern England and parts of Scotland for some time. The 50% Western European could mean Angles, Jutes, and Saxons i.e "English" unless they broke that out in some way.
     
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    Still waiting on the test results, but as far as I know it's a toss up between German and English. As lwd pointed out, just about everyone from a European background is a "mutt". So I'm just going to say "northern European".
     
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    "Jewish and a little German", do you find yourself being mean to yourself sometimes?
     

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