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Product Brands Named After Real People

The Faces Behind Product Names

Some of the most popular brands we use today have founders behind them who not only gave their blood, sweat, and tears, but also their names. For instance, Captain Morgan may not be real, but Johnnie Walker is. He once left his home in Scotland to peddle malt whiskies. Taco Bell, one of America's favorite fast food chains, wasn't named after a Spanish-style mission, but a Mr. Glen Bell. And if you think some of IKEA's product names are difficult to pronounce, wait until you find out what I.K.E.A. stands for.

Read on for what WalletPop discovered.

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