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Utah is named after the Ute Native American tribe which is native to the area. The Mormon pioneers originally wanted to name the state "Deseret" (which means honeybee), but government officials decided on "Utah" instead. Utah is said to mean "the top of the mountain" in the Ute language.
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What is a person from Utah called?

A person from Utah is called a Ute. Although that name also refers to a tribe of Native Americans, those Native Americans were the inspiration behind the naming of Utah.

Where is Utah?

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What you can do in Utah?

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