Finnish Americans

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Finnish Americans
Amerikansuomalaiset
Amerikafinländare
Total population
653,222 (2019 US Census)[1] 0.20% of the US population
Regions with significant populations
Midwest190,289
West105,334
South54,630
Northeast45,131
 Michigan68,203
 Minnesota63,929
 California32,028
 Washington31,385
 Wisconsin27,011
 Florida18,990
 Oregon15,141
 Massachusetts14,279
 Ohio11,003
 Illinois10,913
 Arizona9,783
 Texas9,658
 New York8,430
 Colorado8,111
 New Hampshire5,871
Languages
American English · Finnish · Swedish
Religion
Lutheranism
Related ethnic groups
Finnish people · Finnish Canadians · Estonian Americans · Sami Americans · Scandinavian Americans
A map showing concentrations of Finnish American ethnicity in the United States.

Finnish Americans (Finnish: amerikansuomalaiset[a] pronounced [ˈɑmerikɑnˌs̠uo̯mɑlɑi̯s̠et̪]) comprise Americans with ancestral roots from Finland or Finnish people who emigrated to and reside in the United States. The Finnish American population numbers a little bit more than 650,000.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Table B04006 - People Reporting Ancestry - 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  2. "amerikansuomalainen". New Dictionary of Modern Finnish (in Finnish). Institute for the Languages of Finland. Retrieved September 23, 2020. Pohjois-Amerikassa asuva suomalainen

Notes

  1. Amerikansuomalaiset (lit. "Finns of America") is used for Finns living in North America, i.e., it is used for both Finnish Americans and Finnish Canadians.[2]