Learn how DNA can give you new details about your family history or even help you connect to your past in a deeper way.
Whether it’s physical traits you can see or hidden traits you can’t, your DNA holds even more information than you imagined.
Some say freckles come from the kiss of an angel. But we know where most of them really come from. They come from genes. And the sun. Even though they're most visible on people who have light skin, anyone can have freckles. Parents with freckles often have kids with freckles. But not always.
Featured AncestryDNA® Traits Articles
Eyebrow styles have changed, with fashion dictating how people have shaped and groomed their eyebrows, including unibrows. Learn more about Unibrows
They come in all shapes and sizes, but the most obvious difference from one chin to the next is whether they have a cleft or not. Learn more about Cleft Chin
Curly, straight, or somewhere in between—what determines your hair texture? It’s not all in your genes, but they do play a role. Learn more about Hair Types & Texture