How did Virginia get its name?

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Virginia was named after Queen Elizabeth 1 who was known as the Virgin Queen. Virginia was given it's name in 1584. it is believed Sir Walter Raleigh may have suggested the name.
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The state name of Virginia was named after Elizabeth I of England, who was known as the "Virgin Queen".
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