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Connecticut State Name Origin:

Connecticut lighthouse - click to see all state name origins
Fayerweather lighthouse in Bridgeport, Connecticut; photo by
Garry (g-mans shadow) on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with
attribution / no derivative works). See All State Name Origins.
Connecticut - click to see all state name origins

What does the word Connecticut mean?

The name Connecticut originates from the Indian word "Quinnehtukqut" (beside the long tidal river). The name Connecticut was established early in the 1600's (referring to the Connecticut River).

Source:
About Connecticut - name origin: State of Connecticutt
The Golden Hill Indians of the Paugussett Indian Nation?
Links:
State of Connecticut Symbols: Connecticut official website
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