Virginia Nick Name
The Old Dominion
The nickname of Virginia is "The Old Dominion".

This nickname was earned by the loyalty of Virginia to the Royalist cause during the English Civil War and afterward, during the English Commonwealth. The moniker was given by King Charles II in recognition of Virginia's loyalty to the Crown, after the Restoration.

Other nicknames of Virginia:

  • Mother of Presidents
  • Cavalier State
  • Mother of States
  • Mother of Statesmen
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