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Portuguese Americans
Luso-Americans
português-americanos
luso-americanos
United States Portugal
Total population
Portuguese ancestry
1,373,147 (2015)
0.4% of the US population
Regions with significant populations
California, Florida, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island, among others.
Languages
Religion
Predominantly
Roman Catholic
Related ethnic groups

Portuguese Americans (Portuguese: português-americanos), also known as Luso-Americans (luso-americanos), are citizens and residents of the United States who are connected to the country of Portugal by birth, ancestry, or citizenship.

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