Genealogy and Ancestry Blog

What is the Cameroon, Congo and Southern Bantu Peoples on Ancestry DNA?

If you did an Ancestry DNA test prior to September 2021 and the result revealed "Cameroon, Congo & Western Bantu Peoples" as your ethnicity, you might wonder what that means. In this article we'll cover where this region is, the history of it, the genetic makeup of the region, and how it has changed since September 2021.

How Far Back Can You Go With DNA?

Have you ever wondered how far back you can can trace your ancestry through DNA research? In this article, we'll cover the different types of DNA that can be tested for, and how far back you can trace them.

The Complete Harry Potter Family Tree

Do you love Harry Potter and genealogy? If so, this article is for you. We'll cover all the important Harry Potter characters and map out their family trees for your viewing pleasure!

The Complete Star Wars Family Tree

Do you love Star Wars and genealogy? If so, this article is for you. We'll cover all the important Star Wars characters and map out their family trees for your viewing pleasure!

10 Cultural Heritage Questions You Should Ask Your Relatives

One of the best ways to find out about your heritage is to simply ask your relatives. In this article, we'll give you 10 great questions you can ask to find out more about your cultural heritage and your family tree.

How Long Does Ancestry DNA Take?

If you've been considering an AncestryDNA test and want to know how long it takes to take the test and get your results, this article will cover exactly what you need to know.

How to Find Unknown Siblings

If you know very little about your family history, you might want to know how to find unknown siblings. In this article, we'll show you how to find unknown siblings using DNA testing and other tools.

What Ancestry are Vikings?

Do you think that you might have Viking ancestry? In this article, we explain who the Vikings were, and what the term "Viking ancestry" really means.

What is an NPE?

Have you taken a DNA test or been researching it and found the acronym NPE? In this article, we'll explain what this term means, how it is used and why it's useful for genealogy research.

Why Does My Ancestry DNA Ethnicity Estimate Change?

If you have taken an AncestryDNA test in the past, you might have seen that sometimes when you go back, the ethnicity estimate has changed. In this article, we explain what the estimate changes and what it means for your results.

The Truth About 23AndMe Coupons

In this article, we uncover the truth about 23andMe coupons and whether you can make big savings on your 23andMe purchases.

23andMe Review

There are lots of DNA testing research options available and, in this 23AndMe review, we cover the DNA testing options available, including price, the pros and cons, and frequently asked questions about 23AndMe.

23andMe vs Ancestry DNA: What is the Difference?

If you looking to perform DNA tests as a way to gain information about your ancestry, you've probably heard of 23andMe and Ancestry DNA. In this article, we'll compare 23andMe vs Ancestry DNA to help you understand the comparisons, differences, and results.

The Truth About AncestryDNA Coupons

In this article, we uncover the truth about AncestryDNA coupons and whether you can make big savings on your AncestryDNA purchases with a discount code.

AncestryDNA Review

There are lots of DNA testing research options available and, in this AncestryDNA review, we cover the DNA testing options available, including price, the pros and cons, and frequently asked questions about AncestryDNA.

Best DNA Test for Native American Ancestry

Are you looking for a DNA test that is best for identifying Native American ancestry? In this article, we discuss the best DNA test for Native American ancestry and what you need to look for.

The Best DNA Test Kit of 2022

If you're looking to buy a DNA kit for yourself or a family member, you need to know what you're looking for. In this article, we'll discuss the best DNA test kits for you and explain what you should be looking for in a good DNA test.

Best Genealogy Software for Family Tree Building

If you are a budding family tree builder, you may be wondering which genealogy software to use. In this article, we will discuss the best genealogy software available for family tree building and what the paid and free options are for you.

DNA Testing for Dogs

Are you looking to test your dog's DNA and find out more about your pets health, heritage, and personality? In this article, we cover the best dog DNA kits and compare them to see which is the best for your dog.

Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) Review

There are lots of DNA testing research options available and, in this Family Tree DNA review, we cover the DNA testing options available, including price, the pros and cons, and frequently asked questions about Family Tree DNA.