Can siblings have different ethnicity estimates?

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:19 pm
https://blog.myheritage.com/2018/08/dna ... estimates/



"It comes as no surprise that when two siblings are DNA tested, their results will usually be similar. What is surprising to many people, though, is how two siblings (not twins) with exactly the same parents and ancestors can receive different ethnicity results. After all, identical ancestors should give identical ethnicity estimates, right?
Well, it’s not that simple. In fact, it’s rather common for siblings to have different ethnicity estimates. There are several factors that can affect genealogical ethnicity. "

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