Where am I coming from?

November 24, 2013

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving.  Thoughts turn to the pilgrims who traveled across the ocean seeking religious freedom in a new land, and learning how to plant fish along with their crops.

Subsequently, lots of people from many different have come to make the the U.S.A. their home.  So, which nationality group is the most prevalent in the U.S. today?  Here’s a map from a story in the Daily Mail that has the information all laid out, and there is more information on their site.

heritage map

Did you know this?  Were you surprised?

Ref. Maggie’s Farm


  1. The thing that surprised me when I first saw this was the sheer number o’ folks with German ancestry. Other than that? Not a lot.

    • Yes! I had exactly the same reaction.

  2. Then there’s the song “we all come from the goddess” 😉

    • I think I like that even better!

  3. Mars

    • I knew that.

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