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The DNA profile of Meryl Streep

Are you related to the famous actress?

Find out with a DNA origin analysis from iGENEA and also compare yourself with many other famous people!

The origin of Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep's maternal ancestors are of English, Irish and German descent. Her ancestry was researched for the US TV series \"Faces of America\".
Meryl Streep belongs to the haplogroup K1b2b in the maternal line.

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From DNA Test to Hollywood Ancestry: My iGENEA Journey to Discovering Connection with Meryl Streep

Uncovering your DNA lineage can be like unearthing a hidden treasure. Learn about my journey with iGENEA DNA testing, where curiosity turned into an astounding revelation of shared ancestry with Meryl Streep. (L. Kraetschmer)

Embarking on a quest to understand my deepest genetic roots felt both exciting and intimidating. I chose iGENEA for this adventurous ride into my past, given their excellent customer reviews and advanced DNA testing offerings. From beginning to end, my experience has been overwhelmingly positive. The consistency in service and unexpected discoveries are notable aspects of my experience.

The initial ordering process was seamless with straightforward instructions and options. I chose the Premium package to get the most extensive insights and sent off my DNA samples with a mix of anticipation and curiosity. The company offered updates throughout the testing process, providing me with a sense of involvement and transparency. The waiting period was reasonable, assuring me of iGENEA’s meticulousness.

However, the most striking part of the process wasn't iGENEA’s excellent customer service, but the revelation of my ancestral heritage. The comprehensive report provided astonishing details about my genetic lineage, even dating back to ancestral times. The real revelation, however, came when I stumbled upon an unexpected fact. Meryl Streep - the widely acclaimed and beloved actress - shares a common genetic thread with me, birthing an incredulous wonderment.

In an extraordinary twist of fate and genetics, the exuberant actress and I share common ancestors, shattering my notions of the ordinary lineage, to compellingly contrast folklore and reality in my family tree. It's uncanny to think that strands of my DNA echo those of Streep's, intertwining me with a caliber of talent and authenticity that she resonates.

The icing on the cake arrived when iGENEA’s team reached out to me post the reveal. They shared additional historical details about the lineage that led to this astounding connection, illuminating my journey further.

Overall, my experience with iGENEA was one underscored by curiosity skillfully managed with professionalism, punctuated by this revelation. The company's transparency, combined with a warm touch, made this voyage into my genetic past a worthwhile endeavor. It’s an experience worth undertaking for anyone that dabbles in curiosity about their roots, especially if you uncover a connection as magnificent as mine!


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Questions and answers about the DNA test

How long does a DNA origin analysis take?

After we have received the samples it normally takes 6 weeks for the fist results. Depending on the chosen test the result is thus already fully ready or further analysis are done.

How can I order a DNA origin analysis for someone else?

If you order and pay for a test set for somebody else online, the address of the other person under “Comments”. We will then send the collection kit to the address of this person. You can also place your order by phone or e-mail.

This is how the DNA origin analysis works

A Mucus Sample suffices to get a sample of your DNA. Taking the sample is simple and painless and can be done at home. Send the samples with the envelop included in the sampling kit.

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