Haplogroup J made up the remainder of those submitting their DNA for analysis to the JONES surname group. The Middle East and North Africa is thought to be origin for this branch of the human genome. Only 2% of these folks carried this SNP (snip). [ A place along the chromosome that has this genetic marker.]
Anyone out there with the surname JONES, and the haplogroup group "J"? Please let your JONES family and its history be known.
Again to review: The JONES Surname - Haplogroups identified =
R = 78% (R1b= 76% and R1a = 2%)
I = 11%
E = 6%
G = 3%
J = 2%
Q = trace 1/275.