How Famous company's got their name

 

 

Reebok

Comes from the Afrikaans Spelling of RHEBOK,A Type of African Antelope

 

Wendy

was the Nick name of founder Dave Thomas Daughter Melinda

 

Pepsi

got its Name from the Digestive Enzyme Pepsin

Skype

The original concept was sky –Peer-To –Peer,Which Morphed Into Skyper, Then Skype.

SEGA

Shortened from service Games of Japan Which was Founded by Marty Bromely(An American) To Import Pinball Games To Japan Use on American Military Bases.

Sharp

Took its name from one its founders First Inventions,The Ever-Sharp Mechanical Pencil.

SONY

From the latin Word ‘SONUS’ Meaning Sound,And ‘SONNY’ A Slang word used by Americans to refer to a Bright Youngster

 

STARBUCK

Named after Starbuck,A Character in Herman Melville's Novel MOBY-DICK

VERIZON

Combination of VERITAS (Latin For ‘Truth’) And Horizon

Vodafone

From Voice,Data,Telefone.

Virgin

When Richard Branson was starting a business,One of the Girls Suggested:

‘What About Virgin ? We’re Complete Virgins at Business

VOLKSWAGON

The word Volkswagen Means ‘Peoples Car’ In Germen.

 

WALMART

Name after Founder Sam Walton.

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