Virginia was named in honor of Queen Elizabeth I. West Virginia seceded from Virginia when Virginia seceded from the Union. West Virginia is not named after anyone, per se.
Virginia was named for Queen Elizabeth I.
The state that has a capital named Richmond is Virginia (Richmond, Virginia) Virginia.
because she was the first girl born in the united states. she was born in virginia and they named it after her ANSWER: Virginia Dare was the first English child born in America; I believe Virginia was already named after their virgin queen, and they named Virginia(girl) was named after the place.
Virginia was named after Queen Elizabeth I, who was often referred to as "the virgin queen."
Virginia which was named for Queen Elizabeth I known as the Virgin Queen.
West Virginia is named after England's Queen Elizabeth I, the "Virgin Queen"
The town of Middle Plantation in Virginia was later named Williamsburg
Virginia dare i think
The colony of Virginia was named after England's Queen Elizabeth I, she was called "The Virgin Queen".
"Virginia" was a title for Queen Elizabeth who never got married and claimed that she was a virgin. The state was named after the queen.
It is a US state named "The Commonwealth of Virginia".
Virginia or West Virginia
Jamestown, Virginia, was named for King James I of England.
It was named after Virginia which was named after Queen Elizabeth I, because she was called the virgin queen. It was going to be named Kanawha but the Legislature came to their senses.
well Virginia was nicknamed Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents
She was named after her grandfather's home state. Virginia.
Governor James Wood of Virginia.
Virginia first received its name in 1584.
West Virginia got its name because it succeeded from Virginia and is west of Virginia hence West Virginia.
It was named after me Juergen Dawes Originally from Jamaica
Named after Queen Elizabeth I known as the Virgin Queen.
No US state capital is called Virginia
The state of Virginia.
Sir Walter Raleigh