Revealed! Famous Companies and Their Less Famous Full Names

By Jignesh Rathod

Often full names of companies are interesting and surprising. Here is a list of 23 well-known companies with their not so known full names. This list is compiled from various sources and news, I hope you will find them interesting.

BMW – Bayerische Motoren Werke- meaning Bavarian Motor Works (Bavaria is a German state)
AT&T – American Telephone and Telegraph Company
INTEL – Integrated Electronics
IBM – International Business Machines
HTC – High Tech Computer Corporation

HCL – Hindustan Computers Limited
ESPN – Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
CNN – Cable News Network
TLC – The Learning Channel
WIPRO – Western India Products Ltd

HSBC – Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
ICICI – Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Bank
HDFC – Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
ING Group – International Netherlands Group
AMUL – Anand Milk Union Limited

HMV – His Master’s voice
KFC – Kentucky Fried Chicken
SAP – System Analysis and Program
BPL – British Physical Laboratories
FIAT – Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino- meaning Italian Automobile Factory of Turin

ITC – India Tobacco Company
CEAT – Cavi Elettrici e Affini Torino
MRF – Madras Rubber Factory

If you find less famous full name of any other famous company, please comment it to this post below.

Category: Web
  • Viral Kamdar :    January 31, 2013 at 11:31 am

    GRASIM: Gwalior Rayon & Silk Mills
    Dena Bank: Devkaran Nanji Bank
    Ranbaxy: Randhirsinh Gurubaxy
    DLF: Delhi Land Fund

    • Jignesh Rathod :    February 1, 2013 at 9:57 am

      Wow, thanks Viral for adding more such rare names!

  • manohar :    October 31, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    very usefull.

  • Abhishek chaubey :    July 14, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    awesome sir

  • pampa :    September 11, 2014 at 8:10 pm

    Very usefull

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