Jews with Haplogroup G
There are significant numbers of Jewish men found within multiple subgroups of haplogroup G (Y-DNA). Haplogroup G is found in significantly different percentages within the various Jewish ethnic divisions, ranging from about a third of Moroccan Jews to almost none reported among the Indian, Yemenite and Iranian communities.
Haplogroup G Found within Jewish Communities
The following percentages of haplogroup G persons have been found in the various Jewish communities listed in descending order by percentage of G.
|Population||Usual origin||Total N||G %||N=G||Notes|
|Ashkenazim||Pale of Settlement/Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (NE Europe), Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands||856||7.2%||61|||
|Bene Israel||Konkan, North India||31||6.5%||2|||
|Cochin Jews||Cochin, South India||45||0%||0|||
|Ethiopian Jews||Gondar, Ethiopia||27||0%||0|||
Famous Jews within Haplogroup G
- John G. Cramer (b. 1934)
- Physicist and author.
- James Franciscus (1934–1991)
- Leading American film and television actor.
- Newton Minow (b. 1926)
- Former Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Chairman of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).
- Doron M. Behar; Bayazit Yunusbayev; Mait Metspalu; Ene Metspalu; Saharon Rosset; Jüri Parik; Siiri Rootsi; Gyaneshwer Chaubey; Ildus Kutuev; Guennady Yudkovsky; Elza K. Khusnutdinova; Oleg Balanovsky; Olga Balaganskaya; Ornella Semino; Luisa Pereira; David Comas; David Gurwitz; Batsheva Bonne-Tamir; Tudor Parfitt; Michael F. Hammer; Karl Skorecki; Richard Villems (July 2010). "The genome-wide structure of the Jewish people" (PDF). Nature. 466 (7303): 238–42. doi:10.1038/nature09103. PMID 20531471.
- Shen P, Lavi T, Kivisild T, et al. (September 2004). "Reconstruction of patrilineages and matrilineages of Samaritans and other Israeli populations from Y-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA sequence variation". Human Mutation. 24 (3): 248–60. doi:10.1002/humu.20077. PMID 15300852.