Icelandic Americans

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Icelandic Americans
Íslenskir Bandaríkjamenn
Total population
42,716[1]
Regions with significant populations
Throughout much of the Western United States and Midwestern United States as well in parts of the Pacific Northwest
Languages
English, Icelandic
Religion
Protestantism (Lutheranism)
Related ethnic groups
Icelandic Canadians, Faroese Americans, Norwegian Americans, Scandinavian Americans, Icelanders

Icelandic Americans are Americans of Icelandic descent or Iceland-born people who reside in the United States. Icelandic immigrants came to the United States primarily in the period 1873–1905[2] and after World War II.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census 2000 ACS Ancestry" Archived 2011-06-08 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Kjartansson, Helgi Skúli (1977-01-01). "The Onset of Emigration from Iceland". American Studies in Scandinavia. 10 (2): 87–93.