Mexican – Nuevo Leon

Mexican – Nuevo Leon

Mexican ǀ Iberian American

monterey sealMexicans from the state of Nuevo Leon are generally considered Mestizo, that is mixed. They come from backgrounds combining European Spanish, Amerindian or Indio and African admixture. In the 19th century, Nuevo León was in a growth spurt and the bargain land deals attracted immigrants of German, Slavic, French, Italian, Jewish and Anglo-American origin. Nuevo León is located just south of the Texas border. Its distinctive cuisine featuring caprito reflects its Jewish heritage.

Mexican – Nuevo Leon is an autosomal DNA population name within the metapopulation category of Mexican and megapopulation category of Iberian American. The Mexican – Nuevo Leon data represent multi-loci DNA samples from 143 Mestizo individuals from large urban, cosmopolitan areas in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon (Nuevo León). Samples were provided by the Instituto Mexican de Segura Social, Nuevo Leon – part of Mexico’s social security administration. These Mexican Mestizo samples are from those whose backgrounds are a mixture of mostly European Spanish, Amerindian (indigenous North Americans, African.

Famous People

Abraham Calderón is a Mexican racecar driver from Monterrey. He won the 2006 NASCAR Mexico T4 Series championship.

Nuevoleonésa Bianca Marroquin (born on January 15, 1975) is a musical theatre and television actress known as the first Latina to play in a starring role on Broadway. She was one of the youngest actresses to play Roxie Hart in a Broadway production of Chicago.

Source publication: CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations, J Forensic Sci, 2001, 46(3), 453-489.

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