NAMING GUIDE

Name Creation

Our creative process is based on an unshakable belief in the merits of quantitative creativity.

Naming Team

Our team brings together expertise in linguistics, advertising, trademark law, psychology, and more.

Catchword Clients

Starbucks, J&J, Fitbit, and Allstate, to name a few. We're privileged to work with many industry titans.

Naming Portfolio

Every naming firm talks a great game. The proof's in the portfolio. Check out our breadth of styles.

Catch This - Catchword's Naming Blog

An Appetite for the Unexpected: Bay Area Restaurant Names

This blog was originally published on Duets Blog on May 18th, 2015. When the San... More >

Homage Pays: Name Review of Tribute Portfolio Hotels

I shuddered beneath the jaundiced third avenue streetlamp, preferring to give the... More >

Why Is 6 afraid of 7 for all Mankind? Rules on Numerals in Company Naming.

Plenty of companies use numbers in their name: Three Twins Ice Cream, Four Seasons... More >

Cool Naming Stuff
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Name, Set, Match

Sure, we come up with cool names for products and companies — it's our core capability, and the service that's made us famous. But several related offerings allow us to help big companies with big branding needs:

Strategy

Before we knock your socks off with totally unexpected names, let's talk strategy. By which we mean naming architecture, protocol and audits.

Taglines

Our one-word names will leave you breathless, so you'll need an oxygen mask when you see what we do with seven.

Screening

Whether it's trademark, domain, linguistic, or cultural screening — we've got you covered. We'll help you secure an available name, and avoid pissing people off.