Resident Names

National (U.S.)

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People in Washington D.C.

Crowd of people in Washington D.C.walking toward the Lincoln Memorial; photo by ep_jhu on Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Resident Names

What do you call a resident of Alaska? An Alaskan of course! It's not so intuitive with some states - a Massachusetts resident is called a Bay Stater; a person from Ohio is often called a Buckeye, and let's not forget the Hoosiers of Indiana and the Nutmeggers in Connecticut!


STATE RESIDENT NAME
Alabama Alabamian; Alabaman
Alaska Alaskan
Arizona Arizonan; Arizonian
Arkansas Arkansan
California Californian
Colorado Coloradan; Coloradoan
Connecticut Connecticuter; Nutmegger
Delaware Delawarean
Florida Floridian; Floridan
Georgia Georgian
Hawaii Hawaiian; kamaaina (native-born, nonethnic Hawaiian); malihini (newcomer)
Idaho Idahoan
Illinois Illinoisan
Indiana Indianan; Indianian; Hoosier
Iowa Iowan
Kansas Kansan
Kentucky Kentuckian
Louisiana Louisianan; Louisianian
Maine Mainer
Maryland Marylander
Massachusetts Bay Stater
Michigan Michiganian, Michigander; Michiganite
Minnesota Minnesotan
Mississippi Mississippian
Missouri Missourian
Montana Montanan
Nebraska Nebraskan
Nevada Nevadan; Nevadian
New Hampshire New Hampshirite
New Jersey New Jerseyite; New Jerseyan
New Mexico New Mexican
New York New Yorker
North Carolina North Carolinian
North Dakota North Dakotan
Ohio Buckeye, Ohioan
Oklahoma Oklahoman
Oregon Oregonian
Pennsylvania Pennsylvanian
Rhode Island Rhode Islander
South Carolina South Carolinian
South Dakota South Dakotan
Tennessee Tennessean; Tennesseean
Texas Texan
Utah Utahan, Utahn
Vermont Vermonter
Virginia Virginian
Washington Washingtonian
West Virginia West Virginian
Wisconsin Wisconsinite
Wyoming Wyomingite

 

National (U.S.)