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The Origin of Your State’s Name (pretty interesting stuff!)

Written by Bryce

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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Check out where your home state derives its name from:

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 ]

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Bryce Gruber is a Manhattanite mom who can be found jet-setting off to every corner of the globe. She loves exotic places, planes with WiFi, summer clothes, & Sucre brown butter truffles. Bryce's aim is to do to luxury what Elton John did to being gay. Follow her on twitter @brycegruber

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