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Origin of "Georgia"

Georgia State Name Origin

George II (portrait by Thomas Hudson, 1744) King of Great Britain and Ireland from his coronation in 1727 until his death in 1760. Photo by Unknown / Wikipedia (public domain image).

What does "Georgia" mean?

Georgia was named for King George II of England (George Augustus, King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1727 to 1760). All State Name Origins

Georgia ratified the United States Constitution on January 2, 1788, becoming the 4th state.