In 1999, Toyota started a project focused on bringing in younger buyers. This project evolved into the launch of a brand-new automotive brand that would focus primarily on stylish, sport compact vehicles. Toyota needed a name that would appeal to younger customers, specifically the Generation Y demographic.


Lexicon is proud to have created the name Scion, which means “a descendent of an influential family.” Sounding fast and smooth, the name Scion strongly suggests a sports vehicle that appeals to the brand’s target audience.

What Is The Value of a Lexicon Created Brand Name?

Truly effective names deliver fundamental value — they drive revenue. They give power and momentum to new ideas. Creating an effective name is not just a good thing, it is essential to success.

Here’s how we create them:

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