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    Like obviously I've not done a DNA test or anything so I don't have a full idea of what I am like most people, but what percentages would you say are significant?


    Like if you were lets say 5/16ths something, would that be relevant?
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    I think anything over 25% as that's the equivalent of one of your grandparents being from there .

    Having a grandparent from say Italy is significant. Maybe less so, a great-grandparent.


    But then genetics don't matter as much as everything else, let's say your 1 italian grandparent and 1 english grandparent decided to raise your father in Italy so he speaks fluently, identifies with the culture etc. That's going to have more of an effect on his and your own personal sense of identities beyond genetics.

    It's all opinion anyway.

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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    I think anything over 25% as that's the equivalent of one of your grandparents being from there .

    Having a grandparent from say Italy is significant. Maybe less so, a great-grandparent.


    But then genetics don't matter as much as everything else, let's say your 1 italian grandparent and 1 english grandparent decided to raise your father in Italy so he speaks fluently, identifies with the culture etc. That's going to have more of an effect on his and your own personal sense of identities beyond genetics.

    It's all opinion anyway.

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    I mean in terms of more distant races? Like from some brief estimates, I think I'm like 6/16ths African, 5/16ths European and 5/16ths like Indian. I'm not 100% sure exactly but like with those kinds of numbers, I'm not significantly more anything than anything else ygm?

    Like I don't identify as white because I don't look white but I feel for Asian and African, it's a lot harder to differentiate, I don't fully associate with either?
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    Hmmm, although I hate the term, it really is upto you what you identify as, whether that's a mix or as one.
 
 
 
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