Old-Fashioned Business Name Ideas:
|1.||Ye Olde Faithful|
This interesting name uses old English to create a unique name that suits a pub.
Old coffee houses usually started with "Cafe," and many named exotic places and major cities.
|3.||The Paradise Co.|
This name is striking and evocative and suits multiple types of businesses.
|4.||Crumb & Curd|
Great for a bakery or deli, this name uses the "&" to create an old-fashioned feel.
|5.||The Autumn Hair|
Following the pub tradition, this intriguing name would also work for clothing brands, cafes, etc.
|6.||The Grubbling Shoppe|
The old English word, "Grubbling," means to rummage through drawers and pockets.
|7.||The Elflock Book Co.|
Compelling, intriguing, and striking, this name is ideal for a publisher or bookstore.
|8.||Ye Olde Raiment|
Ideal for a clothing store or tailor, this name uses an old word for clothing, "raiment."
|9.||Old World Fruit Company|
Great for a fruit company or a fruit and vegetable store, this name is grand and dramatic.
|10.||The Classic Gentleman's Salon|
An old-fashioned way of talking about a barbershop makes this the ideal name for a modern barber.
|11.||Bugle & Hound|
Another name borrowing from the pub tradition. It could suit a number of types of businesses.
"Bibelot" is a rarely used, old word for trinkets and knick-knacks. Ideal for a store.
|13.||Boondoggle's Variety Store|
This name turns an old American word "Boondoggle" into a character who owns the store. Great.
A daring and punchy name that would suit a creative agency very well. "Moxie" means "grit."
|15.||Skedaddle & Scootch|
Both words actually mean the same thing but they sound so great together. For a daring brand.
|16.||Last Frontiers Boot Co.|
Excellent for a leather manufacturing company, this name evokes toughness and adventure.
Chaucer was the first to use the word "haberdashery" in his Canterbury Tales.
|18.||New Century Trading Company|
Evoking old export and import businesses and seafaring merchants, this name is memorable.
|19.||The King's Barrel|
Basically only for a pub, or maybe gastropub, this old name is traditional and evocative.
|20.||Corset & Silhouette|
Beautiful words that sound great together. Ideal for a clothing brand or fashion retail store.
More Old-Fashioned Business Name Ideas:
Examples of Old-Fashioned Business Names:
- Happy Clam Club.
- Groovy Games.
- Pang-Wangle Professionals.
- The Bee's Knees Books.
- Charming Chap Bar.
Old-Fashioned Shop Names
- Pardon My Fridge.
- Bargains With Bells On.
- Head Over Deals.
- Charming Chain.
- Jeepers Creepers Cravings.
Cute Old-Fashioned Store Names:
- Carpe Denim.
- Jivin' Jackets.
- Kick Up Your Heels Shoes.
- Happy Cabbage Cart.
- The Cat's Pyjamas Store.
How can I come up with some old-fashioned business names?
- Consider using your name.
- Research old brands and companies.
- Find old English words that are interesting and sound compelling.
- Use "&," "Co.," and "Ye Olde" in names.
- Look for older words for your industry, service, and profession.
- Copy pubs and barbershops.
- Feed these old words and others into a business name generator to get a list of good names.
- Narrow down your list of names.
- Pick the best name and secure it.
What makes a business name old-fashioned?
A business name is old-fashioned if it uses old-fashioned words and elements commonly used in old business names, such as two partners' names put together, the ampersand, and the word company.
What companies have old-fashioned business names?
- King Arthur Flour.
- Jim Beam.
- The Brazen Head.
- Cafe Central.
- Ye Olde Man & Scythe.
- Truefitt & Hill.
- Crane and Co.