People with British surname origins who belong to
the l1 m253 haplogroup are descendents of the Vikings who started living
in England shortly after the fall of the Roman Empire..
In Britain, haplogroup I1-M253 is often used as a
marker for British "invaders,", the Viking or Anglo-Saxons who invaded
England starting in 800 AD.
The link below will take you to the login page at Family Tree DNA for
Donald K. Burleson, user 191500.
li-M253 Haplogroup has a
I1-M253 has highest frequency in Scandinavia,
Iceland, and northwest Europe.
Distribution of l1-m253 genetic matches from Family
Tree database for Donald K. Burleson:"
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Here is a map of the l1 M253 Haplogroup: