To illuminate ceaseless and thorough reflection about the depiction of human populaces in genomics research, this study examines the authentic and contemporary utilization of the expressions “lineage,” “identity,” “race,” and other populace marks in The American Journal of Human Genetics from 1949 to 2018. We portray these terms’ recurrence of purpose and survey their chances of co-event with a bunch of social and hereditary effective terms. All through The Journal’s 70-year history, “family line” and “nationality” have expanded in being used, showing up in 33% and 26% of articles in 2009-2018, while the utilization of “race” has diminished, happening in 4% of articles in 2009-2018. Even though its general use has declined, the chances of “race” showing up within the sight of “nationality” has expanded compared with the chances of happening in its nonappearance. Types of populace descriptors “Caucasian” and “Negro” have generally vanished from The Journal (<1% of articles in 2009-2018). Alternately, the mainland names “African,” “Asian,” and “European” have expanded in being used and show up in 18%, 14%, and 42% of articles from 2009-2018, separately. Diminishing purposes of the expressions “race,” “Caucasian,” and “Negro” are characteristic of a change away from the field’s set of experiences of unequivocally natural race science; simultaneously, the rising utilization of “family line,” “identity,” and mainland names ought to effectively rouse progressing reflection as the wording used to depict hereditary variety keeps on developing.