The Meaning of 35 Brand Names, From Etsy to Reddit

What's really in a name, anyway?

A red and white Hello, My name is tag.

Inspirations for company names can be as varied as the founders themselves. The infographic below, by The Translation Company Group, collects the stories behind 35 of them—including Cadillac, Reebox, Lego, Pez, Toyota and many more.

@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.