Euronesian

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Euronesian
Total population
258.600[1]
Regions with significant populations

United States 125.628 [1]

French Polynesia 44,000

New Caledonia 25,000

Samoa 18,000

Solomon Islands 18,000

Fiji 16,000

Papua New Guinea 5,100

American Samoa 4,700

Kiribati 1,100

Cook Islands 1,000

Norfolk Island 80

Smaller populations in Pitcairn Islands, New Zealand and

Australia.
Languages
English, French, Polynesian languages, others.
Religion
Protestantism, Roman Catholicism
Related ethnic groups
Māori, Fijians, other Polynesian peoples, English people, French people, Spaniards, Pākehā.

Euronesian refers to any person of mixed European and Polynesian,[2] Melanesian or Micronesian descent. It is most commonly used in Samoa. Most Euronesians are descended from British or French people and Polynesians (In Samoa itself often from German people), with some from Spaniards and Polynesians in Isla de Pascua and from Spaniards and Micronesians in Guam, Northern Marianas, Marshall Islands, Caroline Islands, and Palau.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bridging 1990 and 2000 census race data: Fractional assignment of multiracial populations. [1]
  2. ^ Pacific Islands Year Book and Who's who. 1971. p. 84.