Whether you live in Connecticut or Utah, there’s a good chance you don’t know exactly where the name of your state comes from. As it turns out, Latin and Algonquin serve as the origins for a hefty majority of American states.
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If you’re looking for a more detailed explanation of the name Arkansas or Iowa, head over to Business Insider to see the full list of explanations. [ here ]