Breton American

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Breton Americans
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Total population
American English, French, Breton

Predominantly Roman Catholicism


Breton Americans are Americans of Breton descent from Brittany.


A large wave of Breton immigrants arrived in the New York City area during the 1950s and 1960s.[2] Many settled in the East Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens.[2]

Notable Breton-Americans[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Table 1. First, Second, and Total Responses to the Ancestry Question by Detailed Ancestry Code: 2000". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  2. ^ a b Flint Marx, Rebecca (2012-04-05). "Filling a Hole on the Block, With Cream". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-07-04.