This section of our site is called “Origins Of Famous Business Names.”
It features the origins or meaning of famous business names.
These facts are given to you for fun and inspiration.
Fun because it takes away some of the mystique and mystery of some top business names.
Inspiring because it shows you how the name was chosen and how it has evolved to mean so much more.
Now for today’s names:
Aflac – Comes from the initials of the company’s previous name of American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (which remains the legal name of Aflac’s underwriting subsidiary)
H&R Block – after the founders, brothers Henry W. and Richard Bloch (with “Bloch” changed to “Block” to avoid mispronunciation).
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