Band Name Etymologies List

Did you know how your favorite band came up with it’s name?

For example; Lynyrd Skynyrd — Was named After Leonard Skinner, a gym teacher at Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, Florida who was notorious for strictly enforcing the school’s policy against boys having long hair.

OR: NSYNC – received its name after Justin Timberlake’s mother commented on how “in sync” the group’s singing voices were. The group’s name is also a play on the last letter of each of the initial members’ names: JustiN, ChriS, JoeY, JasoN, and JC.

HERE’s the WHOLE LIST

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