Pike DNA Project
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|Pike DNA Project|
|Additional Project Information|
|DNA type(s) used||Y-DNA|
|Project size||over 150|
|Surname variations||Pyke, McPike, etc|
|Predominant haplogroup||R1a haplogroup|
The Pike DNA Project at Family Tree DNA was established in July 2004. By late 2010 the project had over 150 participants and had found genetic evidence of at least 50 different (i.e., unrelated) families with the surname Pike or one of its variants (such as Pyke and McPike).
The project is global in scope and has participants from each of Australia, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, the USA and Wales.
- 02 Nov 2010 newspaper article that mentions the link that DNA found between Pikes in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland and Tetbury, Gloucestershire
- TV interview with David Pike On 23 June 2010, one of the Pike DNA Project's two volunteer coordinators, was interviewed for the community access TV show "Out of the Fog" in St. John's, Newfoundland.