Company Name – Origin/Meaning

1. Mercedes – Name of the daughter of the founder …

2. Nokia – Name of city and river in Finland.

3. Pepsi – Named from the digestive enzyme pepsin.

4. Honda – From the name of itsfounder Soichiro Honda …

5. Sony – from the Latin word ‘sonus’ meaning sound …

6. Maggi – Food company named after its founder, Julius Maggi … 

7. Suzuki – From the name of its founder, Michio Suzuki …

8. Samsung – Meaning ‘three stars’ in Korean …

9. Toyota – From the name of founder, Sakichi Toyoda …. .

10. Yamaha – After Torakusu Yamaha, who founded the company

11. Adidas – From the name of the founder Adolf (Adi) Dassler (das).


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