The top 5 common names for U.S. companies in 2017 include:A:Agency (ABP)B:BroadcasterC:CharityD:DealerE:EntertainmentF:Financial servicesG:GovernmentH:HotelI:InstagramIAP:Insta-PaidL:Long-term leaseM:Misc.
N:NetworkingP:PharmaceuticalsQ:Quicken LoansR:RetailRAP:RailroadsS:Service-related companyT:TelecommunicationsU:Uniform retail brandV:Virtually all the othersThe list has a lot of overlap, but the difference is that, in this case, most of them are all brand names.
It’s not unusual to see a company named as a “corporate brand,” or even as a brand name.
So the fact that these are the most common names means they have become common.
But the big names still have a way to go to reach a mainstream audience.
There are more than 3,000 brand names in use, according to the U.K. brand index, and many of them were never popular before they were created.
The most popular ones include Apple (AAPL), Boeing (BA) and General Motors (GM).
The list of the most popular companies in the U, as compiled by brand index provider BrandIndex, has the top five brands, as well as a few more names that are new to the list.