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Cultural reactions have varied from ridicule to admiration; many common stereotypes exist regarding redheads and they are often portrayed as fiery-tempered.The term redhead has been in use since at least 1510.Red hair (or ginger hair) occurs naturally in 1–2% of the human population.It occurs more frequently (2–6%) in people of northern or western European ancestry, and less frequently in other populations.The MC1R recessive variant gene that gives people red hair generally results in skin that is unable to tan.

According to Britain's DNA, 34.7% of the Irish population carry the allele for red hair, although this doesn't directly translate proportionally into births of red-haired children. Jim Wilson of Britain's DNA study used a sample of 2,343 people, and found red hair occurrence of 6% in Scotland, with 35% overall carrying the allele and Edinburgh having the highest proportion at 40%. The Queen of Morocco, Lalla Salma wife of king Mohammed VI, has red hair.The non-tanning skin associated with red hair may have been advantageous in far-northern climates where sunlight is scarce.Studies by Bodmer and Cavalli-Sforza (1976) hypothesized that lighter skin pigmentation prevents rickets in colder climates by encouraging higher levels of Vitamin D production and also allows the individual to retain heat better than someone with darker skin. concluded that red hair is not the result of positive selection but of a lack of negative selection.Reddish-brown (auburn) hair is also found amongst some Polynesians, and is especially common in some tribes and family groups.In Polynesian culture reddish hair has traditionally been seen as a sign of descent from high-ranking ancestors and a mark of rulership.

According to Britain's DNA, 34.7% of the Irish population carry the allele for red hair, although this doesn't directly translate proportionally into births of red-haired children. Jim Wilson of Britain's DNA study used a sample of 2,343 people, and found red hair occurrence of 6% in Scotland, with 35% overall carrying the allele and Edinburgh having the highest proportion at 40%. The Queen of Morocco, Lalla Salma wife of king Mohammed VI, has red hair.The non-tanning skin associated with red hair may have been advantageous in far-northern climates where sunlight is scarce.Studies by Bodmer and Cavalli-Sforza (1976) hypothesized that lighter skin pigmentation prevents rickets in colder climates by encouraging higher levels of Vitamin D production and also allows the individual to retain heat better than someone with darker skin. concluded that red hair is not the result of positive selection but of a lack of negative selection.Reddish-brown (auburn) hair is also found amongst some Polynesians, and is especially common in some tribes and family groups.In Polynesian culture reddish hair has traditionally been seen as a sign of descent from high-ranking ancestors and a mark of rulership.The pigment pheomelanin gives red hair its distinctive color.