List of Scottish Americans

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This is a list of notable Scottish Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Scottish American or must have references showing they are Scottish American and are notable.


List of notable Americans with Scottish ancestry[edit]

Actors/Entertainers[edit]

Artists[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Business[edit]

Musicians/Singers[edit]

Government and military[edit]

Inventors, engineers and academics[edit]

Writers[edit]

Native American leaders[edit]

Religion[edit]

Other[edit]

Malcolm X


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