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Odd Scandinavian results?

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Re: Odd Scandinavian results?

Posted: 1363211765000
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That is why I believe that "Scandinavian" can imply a lot of things. The Saxons and Danes had similar culture, similar language, and the Saxons came from Denmark. For all intents and purposes the Saxons were Scandinavian. The Saxons, Angles, Jutes, Normans, and Celtic/Britons became what we know now as the English. That explains the large genetic variations among the people of the British Isles. I read that only a small percentage of the English even have Viking ancestry. Is the ancestry Scandinavian? Perhaps. But is it Viking? Probably not. That is my take. I do not have any Nordic surnames in my family. The chances of so many Anglo-Americans having enough Viking ancestry to pass on to me a whopping 52 percent Norse-Scandinavian is quite small. I am writing it off as Saxon or even Angle ancestry. I have even seen an old map of Old England before the kingdoms united into one English kingdom. Most of my ancestral names come from counties that were in the Saxon kingdoms. Stoner is in fact a Saxon name, and was seated in Saxon land, and Hubbard, though apparently Norman in origin, was seated in old Saxon territory after William the Conqueror took the crown. I suppose it is easier if you are like me and have noble heritage. There is far more documentation on where names came from. One day I hope to be able to narrow it all down to exact people and exact dates. But for now this is good enough. I would love to see the raw data from this test .
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