Geography Quiz / U.S. State Names with Native Etymologies

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Can you name the U.S. state names with Native etymologies?

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Language of OriginStateMeaning
Siouxfriend
Siouxpeople of the south wind
Algonquianit lies red
Iroquoianon the meadow
Algonquianat the big river flat
Algonquianlittle big hill
Apachehigh
Hawaiianplace of the gods
Siouxsleepy ones
Algonquianlarge lake
Siouxwind
Choctawthicket-clearers
Siouxcloudy water
Language of OriginStateMeaning
Algonquiangreat river
Siouxflattened water
O'odhamsmall spring
Choctawred people
Aleutmainland
Siouxfriend
Iroquoianlarge creek
Cherokee(name of a Cherokee village)
Algonquianat a long river
Caddofriend
Algonquiandugout canoe
Algonquianhe speaks normally

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