Talk:List of French Americans

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Articles for deletion This article was nominated for deletion on March 6, 2007. The result of the discussion was no consensus.

People who need a source that says they are "French American"[edit]

The following people should only be restored to the list with a source that actually says they are "French American" or "French" (if they are "American"), as per Wikipedia:No original research. So no French grannies, maids, ancestry, descent, etc. - the person themselves must be described as French.

Mad Jack 01:08, 12 July 2006 (UTC) Excuse me, but if Jacqueline Onassis can be called French with having one great-grandfather,Lee H. Oswald should be included as his maternal grandfather was French.I notice at Wikipedia people who have remote Indian ancestry are listed as native americans but French-Americans need to provide a DNA test!I myself am descended from Bastien Oliveaux of Louisiana.Try telling me I'm not part French !jeanne (talk) 17:16, 3 April 2008 (UTC)

Cajuns on French Americans[edit]

While Cajuns are descended from the French, the degrees of separation are so far removed as to make including them on a list of French-Americans meaningless. I've thus removed the copied and pasted list of Cajuns, as well as the reference to them in the lead. Arguments for including them should be proposed here and we can work to establish consensus. -- Merope 18:04, 17 July 2007 (UTC)

cajuns, acadians[edit]

Cajuns, acadians, louisianans, they're so many different names for different americans of french descent because their culture is so rich and somewhat so different but so close at the same time. I'm an acadian but more importantly I'm a french american so I really don't see why there should be a difference.

If you say there should be two different list, it doesn't make sense. The people on the french-american list should be in one of wiki-invented list of cajuns or acadians. I understand there are some more recent french-americans who are only 1 or 2 generations-old americans but this distinction isn't made for italian-americans, german-americans. I'm surprised to see Albert Einstein a fairly recent immigrant in American history next to Katherine Heigl, a 10 to 12 generations american. \\

This is all race-based, biased because french-bashing don't stop at the bush government level.Abdelkweli 19:09, 19 July 2007 (UTC)

There is no reason to list the exact same names twice. It's really as simple as that. It's pointless. Mad Jack 19:10, 19 July 2007 (UTC)

I agree with Abdelkweli, the amount of Americansjeanne (talk) 17:22, 3 April 2008 (UTC) who envy us people lucky enough to possess a portion of French ancestry is amazing.My name is Jeanne;most people react with extreme hostility when I give it.

List of French-Americans[edit]

This is a list of notable French-Americans who do not appear on the original list. All those people considered by different sources like French-American (ie, people who are direct descents of French, having a French father,to a close ancestor French, etc...) excluded from the original list on this list (Most of the people who appear in it correspond to well- Know actors and actresses). Please, if you have a reliable source to accept or reject these people as French-Americans indicate this:

--Isinbill (talk) 13:21, 23 April 2010 (UTC)