1. Nike Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via giphy.com The brand: supplier of athletic shoes and apparel that might just release the Marty McFly shoe this year. The myth: Winged Goddess of victory in Greek mythology who was a charioteer and avid runner. 2. Nero Via nero-burning-rom.nl.softonic.com The brand: program for burning CDsThe history: It's a play on "Nero burning Rome" inspired by the Roman Emperor who allegedly started a fire that destroyed most of the city. 3. Ajax Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via tumblr.com The brand: Powder Cleanser. Their slogan is "Stonger than Grease" which could be a play on how Ajax was stronger than all of Greece. How punny of you. The myth: Ajax was a Greek hero renowned for his great strength who fought in the Trojan War. 4. Trojan Via quickmeme.com The brand: condoms and lubricantsThe myth: The Trojan horse featured in Aeneid was a large wooden horse the Trojans carried into their city assuming victory against the Greeks. Greek soldiers were hiding inside and that evening they opened the city gates for the rest of the army which destroyed the city and won the war... so... yeah, maybe they used the name ironically? 5. Sephora Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via giphy.com The brand: Cosmetics heavenThe myth: In the Greek Old Testament Zipporah, the beautiful wife of Moses in the Book of Exodus, is translated as Sephora which originates from "sephos" the Greek word for "beauty". 6. Pandora Via thechive.com The brand: internet radio The history: "Pandora" means "all-giving". Unlike Pandora's box, the service doesn't release evil into the world unless, of course, you've used up all your skips and a song you hate comes on. 7. Fage Via tumblr.com The brand: a commonly mispronounced Greek yogurtThe meaning: Fage is a Greek verb for "eat" (Though it's also an acronym for "Filippou Adelphoi Galaktokomikes Epicheiriseis" or "Filippou Bros. Dairy Co.") 8. Doritos Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via giphy.com The brand: addictive potato chipsThe meaning: While "doritos" doesn't exist, it it said to mean "little bits of gold" derived from the word "dorado" meaning golden in Spanish. 9. Uber Via quickmeme.com The brand: ride sharing service slowly taking over the worldThe meaning: Über is a German word that means "over" "above" and "across." In English it has become synonymous with "super." 10. Menchie's Via quickmeme.com the brand: Fro-yo the meaning: The name was inspired by the Yiddish term "mensch" which refers to a person of integrity. It's considered a high compliment.