17 Famous Things which had Completely Different Names

Do you ever imagine what if you were named something else? Technically, it wouldn’t make any difference but if you think about it, you can’t shake it off of your mind. No matter how good or bad your present name is, it’s hard to imagine having some other name.

Likewise, the famous brands, tv shows, music bands, etc. that we know of today, they all came up with numerous ideas with the names initially. And some of them I swear, thank God they didn’t keep it. After getting used to their current identity it’s very hard to try and picture them with some other word, it’s just yuck!

If you think you can handle it then here you go, try reading these.


1. Six Of One – F.R.I.E.N.D.S

Yes, ‘Six of One’ was the original name of the show. It was revealed in the 2012 issue of Vanity Fair.

Planet Radio

2. Pictaboo – Snapchat.

Because the creators of the app received a letter from a photography book company saying they already are using the same name, so they had to change it into ‘Snapchat’.

Frozen Fire, Tech Crunch

3. Cargo House – Starbucks.

The coffee shop was originally named as ‘Starbucks Coffee, Tea and Spice’. After the CEO left the company they were many changes, and ‘Cargo House’ was one of the names they initiated.

The Sun, Mike Myers

4. Blood Fart – Limp Bizkit.

The vocalist of the band, Fred Durst revealed in a Reddit post that ‘Blood Fart’ was one of the names they came up with while having a session in deciding the band name.

Paul Natkin