Spanish Americans

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Spanish Americans
United States Spain
Total population
Self-identified as "Spanish American"
2,598,873 (2000)

Self-identified with Spanish ancestry
10,017,244 (2006)[1]
Hispanics and Latino with Spanish ancestry

53,986,412 (2013)[2]
Regions with significant populations
Languages
Religion
Christianity (Predominantly Roman Catholicism, minority Protestantism); non-religious
Related ethnic groups

Spanish Americans (Spanish: estadounidenses españoles, hispanoestadounidenses, or hispanonorteamericanos) are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly from Spain.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis; Luebking, Sandra Hargreaves (1 January 2006). The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy. Ancestry Publishing. p. 361. ISBN 9781593312770 – via Internet Archive. English US census 1790.
  2. US Census Bureau 2014 American Community Survey B03001 1-Year Estimates HISPANIC OR LATINO ORIGIN BY SPECIFIC ORIGIN Archived 12 February 2020 at Archive.today retrieved 18 October 2015. Number of people of Hispanic and Latino Origin by specific origin(except people of Brazilian origin).
  3. Most dictionaries give this definition as the first or only definition for "Spanish American". The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (3rd ed.) (1992). Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-44895-6. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (11th ed.) (2003). Springfield: Merriam-Webster. ISBN 0-87779-807-9. The Random House Dictionary of the English Language (2nd ed.) (1987). New York: Random House. ISBN 0-394-50050-4. Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles (2007). New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-920687-2. Webster's New Dictionary and Thesaurus (2002). Cleveland: Wiley Publishing. ISBN 978-0-471-79932-0