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Niles, Illinois

Niles, IL  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Niles is in Cook County. The county seat is Chicago.

Major ancestry groups reported by Niles residents include:

· Polish - 22%
· German - 14%
· Irish - 9%
· Italian - 9%
· Asian Indian - 5%
· Russian - 4%
· Filipino - 3%
· Greek - 3%
· Korean - 3%
· Mexican - 3%
· English - 2%
· Swedish - 2%
· Ukrainian - 2%
· Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac - 1%
· Serbian - 1%
· Arab - 1%
· Chinese, except Taiwanese - 1%
· Romanian - 1%
· French (except Basque) - 1%
· Norwegian - 1%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 1%
· Yugoslavian - 1%
· South American - 1%
· Czech - 1%
· Pakistani - 1%
· Puerto Rican - 1%

Former names for Niles include:
· Dutchman's Point
· Lyttleton's Point

For more detail about place names in the Niles area, consult Illinois Place Names, Illinois State Historical Society; Encyclopedia of Chicago, ed. James R. Grossman et al
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