Ancestry

  • (noun): Inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline.
    Synonyms: lineage, derivation, filiation
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ancestry:

Race And Ethnicity In The United States Census - Brief Overview of Race and Ethnicity in The U.S. Census' History - Census 1930
... A person with both white and black ancestry (termed "blood") was to be recorded as "Negro," no matter the fraction of that lineage (the "one-drop rule") ... A person of mixed Black and American Indian ancestry was also to be recorded as "Neg" (for "Negro") unless he was considered to be "predominantly" American Indian and accepted as ... A person with both White and American Indian ancestry was to be recorded as an Indian, unless his American Indian ancestry was small, and he was accepted as White within the community ...
Irish American
... Americans are citizens of the United States who can trace their ancestry to Ireland ... A total of 36,278,332 Americans—estimated at 11.9% of the total population—reported Irish ancestry in the 2008 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S ... identified more specifically with Scotch-Irish ancestry ...
Forensic Anthropology - Application
... purposes in forensic anthropology, osteological analysis of age, stature, ancestry, and sex of the skeletal remains are first determined ... Osteological traits on the pelvis and the cranium can provide clues as to ancestry and gender ... mastoid process, among other cranial features are fundamental to the identification of ancestry and gender for the skeletal remains ...
Miscegenation - Genetic Studies of Racial Admixture - Admixture in The Philippines
... Tagalog language are Sanskrit terms and about 5% of the country's population possess Indian ancestry from antiquity ... It is estimated that among Filipinos, 10%–20% have some Chinese ancestry and 1.5% are "full-blooded" Chinese ... Otley Beyer, the ancestry of Filipinos is 2% Arab ...
Acushnet, Massachusetts - Demographics
... Acushnet's population is 32% of Portuguese ancestry, 15% of French Ancestry, 12% of French Canadian ancestry and 10% of English ancestry ...

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Famous quotes containing the word ancestry:

    The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
    Ignatius Donnelly (1831–1901)

    The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
    Ignatius Donnelly (1831–1901)

    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)