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Oyster Bay, New York

Oyster Bay, NY  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Oyster Bay is in Nassau County. The county seat is Mineola.

Major ancestry groups reported by Oyster Bay residents include:

· Italian - 25%
· Irish - 17%
· German - 12%
· Polish - 6%
· Russian - 4%
· English - 4%
· Asian Indian - 2%
· Greek - 2%
· Black or African American - 2%
· Chinese, except Taiwanese - 1%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 1%
· Puerto Rican - 1%
· Austrian - 1%
· French (except Basque) - 1%
· South American - 1%
· Hungarian - 1%
· Central American: - 1%
· Korean - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· Norwegian - 1%
· Salvadoran - 1%
· Eastern European - 1%
· West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 1%
· European - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Ukrainian - 1%

Former names for Oyster Bay include:
· Syosset

For more detail about place names in the Oyster Bay area, consult From Abbotts to Zurich: New York State Placenames, Ren Vasiliev
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Libraries in Oyster Bay include Bayville Free Library, Central Avenue Branch, Farmingdale Public Library, Massapequa Public Library, Oyster Bay-East Norwich Public Library, Plainedge Public Library, Sea Cliff Village Library

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