History Behind Famous Brand Names

 

how do famous brands got their names (1)

[box] From the Latin word ‘Sonus’ meaning sound, and ‘Sonny’ a slang word used by Americans to refer to a bright youngster. [/box]

[box] The original concept was Sky-Peer-To-Peer, which morphed into Skyper, Then Skype.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (3)

[box] Took its name from one of its Founder’s first Inventions, the ever sharp mechanical pencil.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (4)

[box] Shortened form service games of Japan which was founded by Marty Bromley (An American) to import pinball games to Japan for use on American Military Bases.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (5)

[box] Shortened from Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget which means “Swedish Aeroplane Company”.[/box]

 

[box] Named from the digestive Enzyme Pepsin.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (8)

[box] Started as a wood-pulp Mill, The company expanded into producing rubber products in the finnish city of Nokia.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (9)

[box] The company was earlier known by the name Nippon Sangyo which means “Japan Industries”.[/box]

[box] Transliteration of the company’s Japanese name, Nintendou. The first (Nin) can be translated as to “Entrusted”; Ten-Dou means “Heaven”.[/box]

[box] Shortened version of Nippon Kogaku, meaning “Japanese Optical”.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (12)

[box] Combination of the Danish “Leg Godt”, which means to “Play well”. Lego also means “I put together” in Latin, But Lego group claims this is only a coincidence.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (13)

[box] Shortened from Integrated Electronics.[/box]

how do famous brands got their names (14)

[box] Named for the Greek Goddess of victory. The Swoosh Symbolizes her flight. [/box]

[box] Comes from the Afrikaans spelling of Rhebok, a type of African Antelope.[/box]

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