Tuesday, 15 August 2017

What Is In A Name?

I guess this post will appeal more to our American and Canadian readers,

but many will find it interesting, who named the States of America? and what do the names mean? 

so here are the literal translations of the names of the States in the USA,

and Canada,

See all source information here,
MontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew Jersey
New MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhio
OklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth Carolina
South DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermont
VirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming
I have to say I did not know the origins of more than 3 or 4 of them, shame on me!

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