Scotch-Irish Americans facts for kids
0.9% of the US population
Estimate of Scots-Irish total
Up to 9.2 % of the U.S. population (2004)
|Regions with significant populations|
|California, Texas, North Carolina, Florida, and Pennsylvania|
|English (American English dialects), Ulster Scots, Scots|
|Predominantly Calvinist (Presbyterian, Baptist, Quaker, Congregationalist) with a minority Methodist, Anglican, or Episcopalian|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Ulster Protestants, Ulster Scots, Anglo-Irish, English, Huguenots, Welsh, Manx, Irish Americans, Scottish Americans, English Americans, American ancestry|
Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Ulster Protestants who immigrated from northern Ireland to America during the 18th and 19th centuries, whose ancestors had originally migrated mainly from the Scottish Lowlands and northern England (and sometimes from the Anglo-Scottish border).
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