Alot of my friends usually ask me, how did you come up with Bambi as a name. Well I have never had a definite answer to the question
I have always fancied naming all my projects using unconventional names so that they could stick in users heads. I was once working on a health web application and bought the .com domain by the name anthemhealthapp. I later changed it earlier on in 2018 to medicyll.com
Why you would ask me. First of all, it is more memorable to remember the latter than the former which consists of a combination of two words and the shortened version of a third word.
Secondly, .com domains which are 8 letters and below are usually indexed higher by search engines. Moreover, they increase value tremendously since it is not easy to find a meaningful domain name these days with 8 letters and south.
However, this is not the full story with Bambi. I wanted to name it Bamboo but why would I want to name it Bamboo? I played with several alterations of the word and eventually landed on Bambi.
Further on, I searched for the name Bambi on google and found that there was a movie including a deer called Bambi and a song by singer Jidenna too.
On urban dictionary, Bambi has several definitions, all variations of the same concept.
Here, Bambi is defined as someone who is gorgeous and brilliant. A true best friend someone could have.
Here, Bambi is defined as a beautiful, intelligent, courageous, fun and very wild person. Someone who sees the best in what is around them and provides endless love and laughter
And lastly, Bambi is defined as a sweet girl who appears shy but is really a wild forest creature on the inside.
Surely, every human could identify with at least a pair of traits used to define a “Bambi” whether beautiful and intelligent or even fun and wild. And what better way to offer users autonomy of thought than by allowing them to define and redefine themselves on Bambi!
I was ecstatic upon reading this. A name starting with a hard consonant such as “B” and with such definitions that literally described what type of users I wanted on my platform, I was sold already! I quickly rushed to purchase the domains http://bambiapp.co/ and http://bambi.chat/ to use for the web application.
And folks that is the story. Thanks for reading.