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Classic Business Name Ideas – Branding Expert Picks


Just when you thought the difficult part of beginning a business was over, you suddenly realize you still have to name it! 

Classic names carry a gravitas — because of this, businesses that want to come across as preeminent, high-end, elegant, sophisticated, or the likes, are well served with a classic name.

Classic business names can help portray a business as a serious contender in a crowded industry and provide you with a high-end feeling. 

Take a gander at some classic and prestigious business names that our branding team swears by: 

  1. Blackstone
  2. Berkshire Hathaway
  3. Blue Core
  4. Lockheed Martin
  5. Northrop Grumman
  6. Albertsons 
  7. Jonas Paul Eyewear 
  8. Knightscope 
  9. Cultivate Advisors 
  10. Prevedere 
  11. Vanguard 
  12. Watmuff & Beckett
  13. Thomson & Scott
  14. Blue Raven Solar
  15. Grand View Aviation


At the end of the day, a classic business name is a perfect fit for you if you’re trying to establish yourself as a high-end, preeminent business. 

Classic names don’t have to feel old fashioned or outdated; they can be classy, high-end, and prestigious all wrapped into one. 

Explore more brand name ideas or continue learning about creating catchy and memorable business names

About the author

Grant Polachek

Grant Polachek is the Director of Marketing at Squadhelp–transforming the way names are developed by combining an affordable agency-level brainstorming process with the unmatched creativity of “the crowd.”

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