Croatian Americans

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Croatian Americans or Croat Americans (Američki Hrvati or Hrvati u Americi) are Americans who have full or partial Croatian ancestry.wikipedia
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Croatian diaspora

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Regions with significant Croatian American population include metropolitan areas of Chicago, Cleveland, New York City, Southern California and especially Pittsburgh, the seat of Croatian Fraternal Union, fraternal benefit society of the Croatian diaspora.
The largest overseas community is reported from the United States and Chile, with about 400,000 members.

Slavic Americans

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Croatian Americans are closely related to other European American ethnic groups, especially Slavic Americans and are predominantly of Roman Catholic faith.

Cleveland

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Regions with significant Croatian American population include metropolitan areas of Chicago, Cleveland, New York City, Southern California and especially Pittsburgh, the seat of Croatian Fraternal Union, fraternal benefit society of the Croatian diaspora.
As a result, Cleveland and Cuyahoga County today have substantial communities of Irish (especially in West Park), Italians (especially in Little Italy and around Mayfield Road), Germans, and several Central-Eastern European ethnicities, including Czechs, Hungarians, Lithuanians, Poles, Romanians, Russians, Rusyns, Slovaks, Ukrainians, and ex-Yugoslav groups, such as Slovenes, Croats, and Serbs.

Chicago

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Regions with significant Croatian American population include metropolitan areas of Chicago, Cleveland, New York City, Southern California and especially Pittsburgh, the seat of Croatian Fraternal Union, fraternal benefit society of the Croatian diaspora.
From the last two decades of the 19th century, Chicago was the destination of waves of immigrants from Ireland, Southern, Central and Eastern Europe, including Italians, Jews, Poles, Greeks, Lithuanians, Bulgarians, Albanians, Romanians, Turkish, Croatians, Serbs, Bosnians, Montenegrins and Czechs.

Church of Sts. Cyril & Methodius and St. Raphael

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While at first New York City served merely as a station on arriving settlers' way elsewhere into the United States, mainly the Midwest, East Coast saw an influx of Croatian and other European settlers in early 19th, before and following First World War; mainly the cities of Hoboken and New York, latter of which is the site of SS. Cyril, Methodius, and Raphael's Church, a Roman Catholic parish, part of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
Cyril & Methodius and St. Raphael''' in Manhattan, New York City, has since 1974 been administered as the seat of a Croatian national parish, offering services in the Croatian language as well as services in English.

Maksimilijan Vanka

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Maksimilijan "Maxo" Vanka (May 11, 1889 – February 2, 1963 ) was a Croatian-American artist.

Matthew Yuricich

Born of Croatian immigrant parents in Lorain, Ohio, he spoke only Croatian when he started grade school.

Croats

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Croatian Americans or Croat Americans (Američki Hrvati or Hrvati u Americi) are Americans who have full or partial Croatian ancestry.
Overseas, the United States contains the largest Croatian emigrant group (414,714 according to the 2010 census), mostly in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois and California, with a sizable community in Alaska, followed by Australia (133,268 according to the 2016 census, with concentrations in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth) and Canada (133,965 according to the 2016 census, mainly in Southern Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta).

Judah Friedlander

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His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother, a native of Pittsburgh, is Croatian American.

Bobby Grubic

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Bobby Bosko Grubic (a.k.a. Bobby G) (born in Sisak, Croatia January 8, 1972) is a Croatian American songwriter/composer, singer, and award-winning music and independent director and producer.

Jenna Elfman

She is of Croatian ancestry on her father's side and was raised Roman Catholic.

Jacob Matijevic

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Jacob (Richard) Matijevic, also known as "Jake" Matijevic, (3 November 1947 – 20 August 2012) was an American NASA engineer of Croatian origin who worked on Mars Exploration Rovers.

Mike Grgich

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Mike Grgich (born Miljenko Grgić on April 1, 1923 in Desne) is a Croatian American winemaker in California.

Pat Miletich

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Patrick Jay "Pat" Miletich (born March 9, 1968) is a retired Croatian American mixed martial artist and a current sports commentator.

George Radanovich

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Radanovich was born in Mariposa, California to a Roman Catholic family of Croatian extraction.

David Diehl

He strengthened his Croatian-American ties after he moved to New Jersey, where the local Croatian community often have him as a visitor.

Paul L. Modrich

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Modrich is of German, Scotch-Irish, Croatian and Montenegrin descent.

Croatia–United States relations

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Croatian diaspora in the US is one of the largest in the world with an estimate of more than 1.2 million members.

Gary Gabelich

Gabelich's father was of Croatian American descent and his mother was Mexican American.

European Americans

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Croatian Americans are closely related to other European American ethnic groups, especially Slavic Americans and are predominantly of Roman Catholic faith.