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Meriden, Connecticut

Meriden, CT  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Meriden historic map - Aero view of Meriden, CT, 1918.
Aero view of Meriden, CT, 1918.

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Meriden is in New Haven County. The county seat is New Haven.

Major ancestry groups reported by Meriden residents include:

· Puerto Rican - 17%
· Italian - 15%
· Irish - 12%
· Polish - 12%
· German - 9%
· English - 7%
· French (except Basque) - 7%
· Black or African American - 6%
· French Canadian - 3%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 2%
· Mexican - 2%
· Russian - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Hungarian - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Portuguese - 1%
· West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· South American - 1%

Former names for Meriden include:
· Wallingford North Society

For more detail about place names in the Meriden area, consult Connecticut Town Origins, Helen Earle Sellers
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