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Q: Meaning of the name "Ebay" ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Meaning of the name "Ebay"
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: chance0110-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 30 Apr 2004 10:20 PDT
Expires: 30 May 2004 10:20 PDT
Question ID: 338890
What does the name Ebay mean? This is just out of curiosity.
Subject: Re: Meaning of the name "Ebay"
Answered By: feilong-ga on 30 Apr 2004 10:54 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi Chance0110,

Believe it or not Ebay is Ebay simply because its Founder and Chairman
of the Board, Pierre Omidyar, at first wanted Echobay, since, "it had
a nice sound to it." But fate intervened...

Nagging Question: Why Is EBay Called EBay?,aid,106682,pg,2,00.asp

Related links:

eBay's early days weren't about PEZ dispensers

The Perfect Store: Inside eBay

You can learn more about Ebay from this link:

Ebay Company Overview

You can find other related information from the links below.

Search strategy:

"Pierre Omidyar" ebay "stands for"

"Pierre Omidyar" EchoBay ebay

Thank you very much for this interesting question. If you have a
question, please feel free to post your clarification before rating
this and I'll attend to you as soon as possible. Thanks for asking.

Best regards,
chance0110-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $1.00
That answered my question perfectly. Thanks so much for the quick reply.

Subject: Re: Meaning of the name "Ebay"
From: efn-ga on 30 Apr 2004 20:05 PDT
I always thought it was Pig Latin for "be," but I guess I was wrong.

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