Advertisement

15 Full Forms Of Famous Brand Names That You Probably Didn’t Know

11:35 am 22 Apr, 2018

Advertisement

There are many brands in the world which have become a part of our daily lives. Where on one hand we love to wear clothes of popular brands like H & M, FCUK etc, we hardly bother the reason behind their popular names! And most of us must not even be knowing the full forms of many popular brands in the world. In this post, we will tell you the full names of the most famous brands in the world. Let’s begin!

1. H & M

 

H & M is one of the most popular clothing brands in the world. Its complete name is Hennes! and Mauritz

2. LG

 

Originally the company was called ‘Goldstar’. After a merger in 1995, the word ‘Lucky’ was added. So the complete name of the brand is Lucky Goldstar.

3. FCUK

 

Also known as French Connection, the idea for using FCUK was after the faxes received between Hong Kong and the UK, which were headed “FCHK to FCUK”.

4. FIAT

 

The name is an acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino. This means, Italian Automobile Factory of Turin.

5. IBM

 

Originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, it was renamed as International Business Machines in 1924.

6. AMUL

 

Anand Milk Union Limited, named after a place in Gujarat known as Anand. The place is also famous by the name – Milk capital of India.

7. BMW

 

The full name of the highly popular automobile brand is Bayerische Motoren Werke, which means Bavarian Motor Works.

8. ESPN


Advertisement
 

Known as the Entertainment And Sports Programming Network, ESPN is a dedicated sports broadcasting TV channel established in 1979.

9. CNN

 

Cable News Network is a 24 hour American cable news channel, popularly known as CNN.

10. NASA

 

National Aeronautics Space Administration came into being after the National Aeronautics and Space Act was signed by President Eisenhower. NASA is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

11. M&M’s

 

The popular candy brand is named after the surnames of the company’s founders – Forrest Mars and William Murrie.

12. INTEL

 

This technology company’s name is a combination of the words Integrated Electronics. It also helped that ‘intel’ is short for ‘intelligence’.

13. WIPRO

 

Started as Western India Palm Refined Oil Limited, the company changed its name to Western India Products Limited later.

14. LEGO

 

LEGO is an abbreviation of the words Leg Godtwhich means ‘play well’ in Danish.

15. DKNY

 

Named after the founder, Donna Karan and the city where it was founded, New York, the company is a highly successful fashion house specializing in fashion goods for men and women, founded in 1984.

Advertisement