What an odd name for a product! Don't some product and brand names strike you as a bit strange?
Here are some quick product and brand origins.
It's Latin for "I roll" - a logical name for a company that actually started out making ball bearings.
Mazda = Persian god of light. Why name cars that? Good question!
a totally created name that was picked because it "sounded foreign."
From the pie tins used by the Frisbie Bakery in Connecticut which were thrown in the same manner as the toy.
The original product was based on a derivative of castor oil (from castor beans.)
From the Danish leg godt meaning "play well."
From the Latin son meaning "sound."
Not from the planet or the god, but Forrest Mars - the man who established the company.
Originally spelled Ovomaltine for egg-malt (using the Latin ovum for egg) when a Swiss product. Shortened when introduced in Britain.
feminine form of Latin niveus meaning "snowy."
Gaelic dram buidh - drink + yellow, for its color