“We Americans.”

Europeans say “I am . . . “

Portuguese American”,
Norwegian American”,
Hungarian American”,
Rumanian American”,
Ukrainian American”,
Albanian American”,
Swedish American,
Austrian American”,
Belgium American”
German American”
Bosnian American”,
Spanish American”,
Russian American”,
Finnish American”,
French American”,
Danish American”
British American”,
Czech American”
,Italian American”,
Polish American”,
Dutch American”,
Swiss American”,
Irish American”,
and Americans
from 18 other
European
countries.

Then there are 47 million Americans
named after a continent.

Question: Who are these Americans
and why are they named
after a continent?

Please help me
out here.

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January 15, 2021