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A demonym , also referred to as a gentilic, is a name for a resident of a locality. A demonym is usually – though not always – derived from the name of the locality; thus, in English, the demonym for the people of Italy is Italian, though the one used for the people of the Netherlands is Dutch

The word demonym comes from the Greek word for "populace" (demos) with the suffix for "name" (-nym).

For example:

Alabamian

Alaskan

Arizonan

Arkansan

Californian

Coloradan

Connecticuter

Delawarean

Floridian

Georgian

Hawaiian

Idahoan

Illinoisan

Iowan

Kansan

Kentuckian

Louisianan

Mainer

Marylander

Massachusettan

Michiganian

Minnasotan

Mississippian

Missourian

Montanan

Nebraskan

Nevadan

New Hampshirite

New Jerseyan

New Mexican

New Yorker

North Carolinian

North Dakotan

Ohioan

Oklahoman

Oregonian

Pennsylvanian

Rhode Islander

South Carolinian

South Dakotan

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Added: Jul-8-2011 Occurred On: Jul-8-2011
By: SeeNoEvil
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