Do you love redheads? They have so many amazing qualities that make them the perfect people to date. Have you thought about dating redheads? If not, you really are missing out on all of this and more!
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11 fascinating facts about ginger hair | The Irish Post
The chances you or your child will have it are based on whether your immediate family members had red hair or green eyes, though it can skip generations. Having red hair or green eyes or both all comes down to your genes. Your genetic makeup is based on a combination of markers your parents have passed to you. Red hair and green eyes together is a particularly rare occurrence. Both traits are the result of recessive genes, just as blue eyes or O blood type is. Being recessive or dominant has nothing to do with whether or not a trait is common. Just a few of these genes dictate hair color and eye color.
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Sorry, ginger-haired English Prince Harry. Ireland has the highest per capita percentage of redheads in the world -- anywhere from 10 to 30 percent, according to Eupedia , a website that explores European genetics and ancestry. They are almost equally prevalent in Scotland and other pockets of Celtic pride. A slightly lower percentage hail from Cornwall in England and western parts of Switzerland. Red hair is associated with the gene MC1R, a recessive and somewhat rare gene that occurs in only about 2 percent of the world's population, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Typically, leprechauns are drawn photographed with fiery ginger locks, and the head of your classic caricature of an Irish fella will traditionally sport a delightfully rusty top. This is no accident. November 5 is National Love Your Red Hair Day, and so, we thought it apt to provide you with a few reasons to do just that - not that you'd particularly need any help if you're a proud red-head. We told you it was no accident.