Name Meanings & Origins


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The name COLORADO may have English origins.

Likely given in reference to the state of Colorado in the United States. The state was named for the Colorado River, which Spanish explorers named the Río Colorado for the ruddy (in Spanish, colorado, or 'colored red') silt the river carried from the mountains.

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