Here are three product name origins in the category of companies that produce sneaker shoes and sports apparel .
Nike was the Greek goddess of victory. Wearing these shoes or clothing hopefully rubs off some of that goddess' victory on you.
Reebok is a very fast type of African gazelle. The company likes the association with speed.
Adidas takes its corporate name from their German maker, Adi Dassler's name making this one also an eponym.