How Did Texas Get Its Name?

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The state name Texas originates from the Caddo Indian word teysha meaning friends. Texas comes from the Caddo Indian tribe who were originally Spaniards. The Spanish translation was tejas. The Americans converted it to Texas.
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The state name of Texas comes from the Caddo word táysha or "friend", which was used to refer the larger Caddo nation. The name was borrowed into Spanish as texa, plural texas.
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