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US States Named after People

Match the namesake state with their corresponding name source.
People may be real or fictional
Last updated: June 08, 2012
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Person or People
Answer
James Stuart, Duke of York
New York
King George II of England
Georgia
Queen Elizabeth I of England
Virginia
William Penn
Pennsylvania
King Louis XIV of France
Louisiana
Queen Califia from the novel 'Las Sergas de Esplandián'
California
Person or People
Answer
The Ute tribe
Utah
Queen Henrietta Maria of England
Maryland
King Charles I of England
The Carolinas
Sir Thomas West, Baron De La Warr
Delaware
George Washington
Washington
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level 32
Jun 8, 2012
Great quiz!
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level 59
Jun 9, 2012
Would never have guessed Delaware!
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level 75
Aug 14, 2018
I think you should remove the "or people" criteria. If you accept the Ute tribe for Utah, then you have to accept the Alibamu tribe for Alabama, the Illinois (or Illiniwek) tribe for Illinois, the Ioway tribe for Iowa, the Dakota tribe for The Dakotas, the Missouri tribe for Missouri.
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level 38
Aug 19, 2018
Great idea for a quiz. Thank you!