How Can I Work Out What Relationship Someone Is To Me From DNA cM Shared?

How Can I Work Out What Relationship Someone Is To Me From DNA cM Shared?

Sometimes, you’ll get a match on AncestryDNA, 23andme, FTNDA or another commercial DNA test and not know who this person is, or how they fit in to your tree. Using DNA Painter you can eliminate the relationships that aren’t possible and narrow your list down to a few possibilities.

DNA cM Shared

Firstly just enter in the cM shared or percentage between you and the person you’ve matched with, then it should automatically highlight the possible relationships.

DNA Possibilities

The tool can be found here: https://dnapainter.com/tools/sharedcm/1000

You can also do this manually by visiting this post: http://familytreetips.co.uk/2017/01/24/dna-shared-between-two-people-checklist/

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