Randy’s Autosomal DNA Test and Analysis Summary – 29 December 2020

 My last list of my Autosomal DNA test and analysis results was posted in Randy’s Autosomal DNA Test and Analysis Summary – 29 September 2020.


Here is the update, with comparison to three months ago (29 September 2020).  I’m curious to see how my numbers have increased:

1)  Ancestry DNA:

*  Total Matches (8 cM or more):  34,661 matches (was 34,106 matches on 9/29/20)
*  Matches with 68 cM (1.0%) or more: 26 matches (was 26 on 9/29//20)
*  Matches with 34 cM (0.5%) or more:  146 matches (was 145 on 
9/29//20)
*  4th Cousins or closer (20 cM or more): 1,541 matches (was 1,521 on 
9/29/20)
*  Matches with Common Ancestors (per Ancestry):  395 (was 405 on 
9/29/20)
*  Highest match has 779 cM (11.5%), and is one of my known first cousins.


2)  MyHeritageDNA:

*  Total Matches (8 cM or more):   9,002 matches (was 8,826 on 
9/29/20)
*  Matches with 68 cM (1.0%) or more:  5 matches (was 5 on 
9/29/20)
*  Matches with 34 cM (0.5 %) or more:  101 matches (was 98 on 
9/29/20)
*  Number of Theories of Family Relativity:  8  (was 8 on 
9/29/20)
*  Highest Match has 512 cM (7.1%), and is one of my known first cousins once removed.

3)  23andMe:

*  Total DNA Relatives Matches (7 cM or more):  1,522 Matches (was 1,433 on 
9/29/20)
*  Matches with 68 cM (1.0%) or more:  9 Matches (was 9 on 
9/29/20)
*  Matches with 34 cM (0.5%) or more:  120 Matches (was 112 on 
9/29/20)
*  Highest Match has 163 cM (2.33%), and is a known 1st cousin twice removed.

4)  FamilyTreeDNA:

*  Total Family Finder Matches (18 cM or more, but counts segments with 3 cM or more):  3,872 Matches (was 3,817 on 9/29/20)
*  Matches with 68 cM (1.0%) or more:  19 (was 19 on 
9/29/20)
*  Matches with 34 cM (0.5%) or more:  2,608 matches (was 2,565 on 
9/29/20)
*  Highest Match has 96 cM (1.42%) and is an unknown cousin.

5)  LivingDNA:

*  Total Matches (9.5 cM or more):  310 (was 284 on 9/29/20)

*  Matches with 68 cM (1.0%) or more:  0 (was 0 on 9/29/20)
*  Matches with 34 cM (0.5%) or more: 5 (was 8 on 
9/29/20)
*  Highest Match has 45.2 cM and is an unknown relative.

6)  GEDMatch:

*  Matches with 68 cM (1.0%) or more:  1 (was 1 on 
9/29/20)
*  Matches with 34 cM (0.5%) or more: 42 (was 41 on 
9/29/20)
*  Highest Match has 86.8  cM and is a known 3rd cousin

7)  Observations:

*  In 3 months, I added no matches with 68 cM or more.

*  My AncestryDNA 4th cousins or better has increased only 1.3% in 3 months, and total matches have increased 1.6%.  "Common Ancestors" ThruLines are 1.14% of the total matches.

*  MyHeritageDNA total matches have increased 2.0% in 3 months, and 34 cM or higher matches increased 3.1%.  I gained 0 Theory of Family Relativity matches, and they are 0.08% of total matches.

*  23andMe total matches have increased 6.2% in 3 months, and 34 cM or higher matches have increased 7.1%.

*  FamilyTreeDNA total matches increased 1.4.8% in 3 months.  

*  LivingDNA total matches increased 9.2% in 3 months.

*  It seems to me the bloom is off the DNA rose.  Will there be a Christmas boost in sales this year?  

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Posted On: December 29, 2020 at 01:39PM