23andMe’s Ancestry Composition report is a powerful and well-tested system for analyzing ancestry based on DNA. It sets a standard for rigor in the genetic ancestry industry.

Ancestry Composition Can Tell You Where Your DNA is From

Your DNA can tell you where your ancestors lived more than 500 years ago. Explore your ancestry’s breakdown by region, including East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, with results becoming more refined as our database continues to grow.

23andMe the most comprehensive genetic ancestry service on the market. 23andMe’s Ancestry Composition tool allows you to discover where your DNA is from out of 1500+ regions worldwide – and more. 


23andMe’s Latest Ancestry Service Update Includes Added Diversity and New Features

October 01, 2019
The most comprehensive DNA ancestry test just got better. 23andMe's Ancestry Service adds more regions, an automated family tree tool, and trait reports.
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Guillaume’s Search

April 11, 2019
Orphaned during the Vietnam war and raised in France, Guillaume uses 23andMe to help him find family he thought had disappeared in the fog of war.
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23andMe Tests New Ancestry Breakdown in Central and South Asia

April 03, 2019
23andMe is testing an update of its signature Ancestry Composition tool, offering a better breakdown for customers with ancestry from Central and South Asia.
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The Irish Connection

March 11, 2019
Caroline Wallis, 23andMe Content Writer, Ancestry Product Team A photo of Mike in front of Bunratty Castle in County Clare, near the Shannon Airport. Messaging a distant cousin through 23andMe’s...
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23andMe Returns to Salt Lake City for RootsTech 2019

February 21, 2019
It’s February, which means the largest family discovery conference of the year is almost upon us. This year, 23andMe will be returning to Salt Lake City, Utah for RootsTech 2019....
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23andMe Helps Customer Connect to West Africa

February 07, 2019
Many African Americans can relate to the years of frustration Paul Mosley had trying to track back his family history.For Paul, there was always a certain point where the trail...
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23andMe Adds 1000+ More Regions and 30+ New Reports for Our Most Refined View of Ancestry To-Date

January 15, 2019
When it comes to calculating 23andMe customers’ Ancestry Composition results, details are invariably what matter most: more specificity, more interactivity, more opportunities to draw meaning about how we are all...
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23andMe Helps You Write The Story of Your DNA

December 07, 2018
23andMe is offering a way for its customers to create a beautifully printed book called "The Story of Your DNA," that contains all their ancestry results, plus details of what their DNA says about their roots across the globe,
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23andMe Reunites Yadira’s Family

December 07, 2018
23andMe helps a woman find her family, reuniting her with three siblings and letting her learn about her mother who died tragically at a young age.
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Ludo Cooking in the Kitchen with 23andMe

October 19, 2018
Renowned chef Ludo Lefebvre uses his 23andMe ancestry results to inspire his cooking in the kitchen.
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