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Port Washington, New York

Port Washington, NY  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Port Washington is in Nassau County. The county seat is Mineola.

Major ancestry groups reported by Port Washington residents include:

· Italian - 17%
· Irish - 15%
· German - 9%
· Polish - 6%
· Russian - 6%
· English - 6%
· Central American: - 3%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 3%
· South American - 3%
· Black or African American - 3%
· Salvadoran - 2%
· Japanese - 2%
· Chinese, except Taiwanese - 2%
· Korean - 1%
· French (except Basque) - 1%
· Eastern European - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Hungarian - 1%
· Greek - 1%
· Asian Indian - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Ecuadorian - 1%
· Guatemalan - 1%
· Austrian - 1%
· Puerto Rican - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· Chilean - 1%
· Romanian - 1%
· Norwegian - 1%
· British - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· Colombian - 1%
· Croatian - 1%

Former names for Port Washington include:
· Cow Bay

For more detail about place names in the Port Washington area, consult From Abbotts to Zurich: New York State Placenames, Ren Vasiliev; The History of Nassau County Place-Names, Richard A. Winsche
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