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Old 01-20-2015, 09:53 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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A lot of German and Polish people are Jewish and don't know it because of the holocaust a lot of Jewish people converted to Christianity or moved to the States. I did not know parts of my family were Jewish for a long time.
I am happy you mentioned this because at some point the Germans in my family converted from Judaism to Lutheranism. It was before the Holocaust during some other anti Jew craze in Germany. Anyways, Judaism isn't technically a nationality or ethnic group, so it really doesn't matter.
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Old 01-20-2015, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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3/4 Ukrainian

1/4 Everything in Western Europe (13th generations in Maritime Canada)
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:53 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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1/2 German

1/4 Scotts/Irish

1/8 French

1/8 Spanish*

*- Sephardic Jew, so I'm a true Heinz 57 blend
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:57 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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75% African American

25% Belizean
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Old 01-21-2015, 12:04 AM
 
Location: Middle of the Pacific Ocean
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I'll post my AncestryDNA results to give a more complete picture. My known recent ethnic background is 50% African American, 25% Akan (Fante) from Ghana, and 25% West Indian.

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Africa 92%

Ivory Coast/Ghana 42%
Nigeria 21%
Mali 10%
Cameroon/Congo 9%
Benin/Togo 6%
Trace Regions 4%
Africa Southeastern Bantu 2%
Africa South-Central Hunter-Gatherers 2%

Asia 2%

Trace Regions 2%
Asia Central 2%

Europe 6%

Trace Regions 6%
Ireland 2%
Italy/Greece 2%
Iberian Peninsula 1%
Europe West 1%
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Old 01-21-2015, 12:15 AM
 
Location: Nashville TN
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1/2 German

1/4 Scotts/Irish

1/8 French

1/8 Spanish*

*- Sephardic Jew, so I'm a true Heinz 57 blend
I am Jewish as well because of my mom she is Jewish and her grandparents were from the Netherlands. My dad is Swedish and German and he converted to become a Jew. I am Swedish, German and Dutch. I have blonde hair and blue eyes and nobody ever believes I am Jewish. Scarlett Johansson is Swedish/Danish and Jewish as well.
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Old 01-21-2015, 06:49 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
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I am happy you mentioned this because at some point the Germans in my family converted from Judaism to Lutheranism. It was before the Holocaust during some other anti Jew craze in Germany. Anyways, Judaism isn't technically a nationality or ethnic group, so it really doesn't matter.
My one Jewish great great grandfather was from a Sephardic family who lived in Britain for centuries. When he immigrated to the U.S. he converted to Protestantism and just told everyone he was Portuguese. It wasn't until around ten years ago my family found out about his true history.
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:56 AM
 
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3/4 Ukrainian
1/4 Everything in Western Europe (13th generations in Maritime Canada)
I'd say 99% Ukrainian.
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Old 01-21-2015, 02:15 PM
 
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English and Irish with probable Scottish and Welsh ancestry. I was born in California but live in the Northwest now. I was born and confirmed Catholic but I'm pretty agnostic now in terms of what I actually believe in.
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Old 01-22-2015, 02:15 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma City
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9/32 Choctaw, 1/4 Navajo, and larger chunks of the remainder is Cherokee, English, and French. I'd like to take a DNA test sometime and discover more detail.
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