Unique Place Names

Naming in OregonEver wondered about where all those unusual place names in Oregon came from? Here, thanks to Travel Oregon, names
like Yaquina, Luckiamute, Tamanawas, Ochoco and many more are explained, along with the current local pronunciations.

It is no surprise that most have Indian tribal language roots. But notice how well and easily these names are accepted by the locals. So why shouldn’t your new product or company have an unusual name from which you can build a very unique brand?

Thanks Robin Maxkii for such a thorough and excellent article.

Naming Articles

New brand insider articles from an experienced marketing team. Learn all the basics of naming, branding and trademark registration from these free reports:

Mar 2019:The Power and Value of a Trademark

Jan 2019:4 common branding mistakes

Oct 2018: You named it What?

July 2018: Sample processes from leading consultants

June 2018: 10 steps to develop a process

August 2016: How to select a naming agency.

July 2016: How to get International Trademark protection.

March 2016: You received a cease and desist letter. Now what?

May 2015: How can one product line have many trademarks?

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