Keating Surname Project – DNA

Join the Keating Surname project!

Currently includes the following names: Cating, Caton, Cattan, Cayton, Kading, Kaitting, Katenkamp, Keaten, Keating, Keaton, Keatting, Keeton, Keyton.

Read on for more information…

From the project page:

A Surname Project traces members of a family that share a common surname. Since surnames are passed down from father to son like the Y-chromosome, this test is for males taking a Y-DNA test. Females do not carry their father’s Y-DNA and acquire a new surname by way of marriage, so the tested individual must be a male that wants to check his direct paternal line (father’s father’s father’s…) with a Y-DNA12, Y-DNA37, or Y-DNA67 marker test. Females who would like to check their direct paternal line can have a male relative with this surname order a Y-DNA test. Females can also order an mtDNA test for themselves such as the mtDNA or the mtDNAPlus test and participate in an mtDNA project.

For additional information, visit the project page or the sponsor’s page.

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