Our favorite name suggestions generated by our community
Use these expert-curated names to create an amazing name for your own venture.
Name Ideas By Industry
Explore our collection of winning names from our past Naming Contests, as well as names for sale in our Marketplace. Get inspired by cool and unique business name ideas, or find and purchase the perfect brand name. Using these resources, company naming has never been faster or easier.
5 Styles of Effective Names
When coming up with a name for your startup, rebrand, product, or just about anything else, it’s always very difficult to determine exactly where to start. We believe that the first step in creating a great brand name is defining the underlying tone of your brand -- aligning your brand with your audience and your strategic plan.
Pragmatic Names, especially of the descriptive style, are very popular, as many people believe that they help reduce marketing costs by explaining your offer or value right in the name. Examples of Pragmatic Names are PayPal, PlanetFitness, Netflix.
Modern Names sounds different and fresh. In this way, they drive interest and even excitement. Modern Names are very popular with tech startups as well as fashion brands. Some examples of Modern Names are Hulu, Shopify, and Zara.
Leading with emotion can be a great brand strategy. Emotions are a powerful way to rapidly connect. Strong emotions can also aid in memory and brand recall. Greenpeace and Triumph Motorcycles are great examples of Emotional Names.
Clever Names allow you to build fun and playful brands. Fun names to be overtly humorous (Squatty Potty), they can sounds cute (Piggly Wiggly), or they can be unexpected (Drank Elephant) or childlike imagery(Cat & Jack).
Classic Names are timeless and preeminent. By aligning your brand with companies that have already built a brand tone that you’d like to emulate, you can springboard your success. Often times, you’ll find classic names take on different forms from industry to industry. For example, The Vanguard Group and L'Oréal are both classic brands, the former in the finance space, the latter in cosmetics/skincare.
3 Ways To Use Squadhelp
Squadhelp offers 3 ways to get you a perfect name for your business.
Launch a Contest
Work with hundreds of creative experts to get custom name suggestions for your business or brand. All names are auto-checked for URL availability.
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