The Best Naming Companies in Beantown

Looking for a top naming agency in Boston?

A powerful name for your business helps outshine competitors and connect with customers. To reach your target audience, consider hiring a naming company that will provide a unique, memorable name.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top naming companies in Boston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Boston Naming Companies

  • 1

    NameStormers

    NameStormers is a brand naming agency that was founded in 1985 and based in Austin, Texas with team members extending to Los Angeles and Boston. Their 11+ employees deliver company and product name services to include name ideation, preliminary trademark screening, linguistic and cultural screening, domain status checks, naming architecture and strategy, and name testing.

    Notable Project

    An electronic product manufacturing company came to NameStormers in need of a brand name for a new mobile device quick-charge station. NameStormers developed a list of names and prescreened all of them for trademark issues and domain availability before the first presentation. NameStormers then conducted a name voting exercise and then a customer validation study. After unanimous feedback from multiple external stakeholders, a name was chosen after just two rounds of creative and the project was completed in one month.

    “I loved working with NameStormers- it was an awesome experience! We gained valuable insights and it was both fun and extremely educational. We will definitely use NameStormers again in the future.”  – Director of Transformational Innovation, Electronic Product Manufacturer

    Former clients
    AOL
    7-11
    Bissell
    American Heart Association
    Dow
    Boston Beer
    Frito-Lay
    Merck
    Minn Kota
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    47 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Blackcoffee®

    Founded in 1994, blackcoffee is a marketing agency located in Boston. Their small team of 7 specializes in naming and branding.  

    Notable Project

    A tech firm hired blackcoffee for their branding services. The firm wanted to rebrand in order to maintain a strong presence in their industry. The agency crafted several solutions including a new logo and brand new packaging. 

    "The new branding is standardized across all materials and accomplishes the desired differentiation from competitors."–Managing Director, Tech Firm 

    Former clients
    Acura
    Showtime
    Fox Sports
    Converse
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    22 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    RainCastle Communications, Inc.

    RainCastle Communications is a web design and branding company based outside Boston, in Needham, Mass. Founded in 1994, RainCastle's team of about 8 employees are experts in web design, content strategy, branding, and graphic design. They work with both B2B and B2C clients across industries.

    Notable Project

    RainCastle Communications created a comprehensive website for a university, which included a robust content strategy, UX/UI, usability testing, branding, copywriting, and animated videos. They built a website using WordPress CMS. The client was impressed with how RainCastle Communications simplified a complex offering and powerfully presented the new brand.

    “The site debuted to overwhelming praise from many stakeholders; the simple visuals appealed to viewers while adhering to brand guidelines. RainCastle’s flexibility, quick response times, and openness to feedback made for a smooth workflow. They went above and beyond to deliver quality work on time.”— Marketing Executive, Large Educational Institute

    Former clients
    Harvard
    Dana Farber
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Shawmut Construction
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Needham, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    31 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2016 Consulting Standard of Excellence , 2014 Web Award for Outstanding Achievement , Echelon & Tapestry Networks: 2012 Graphic Design Awards

  • 4

    KHJ Brand Activation

    KHJ is a Boston-based full-service brand strategy and activation firm with experience in the healthcare and real estate industries. Founded in 1986, they offer strategy and planning, creative production, media and activation, and research and analytics.

    Notable Project

    KHJ has a long-standing relationship with a community savings bank. They have been handling the bank’s media buying and placement, strategy, and creative development for about 20 years. KHJ recently redesigned the bank’s logo and website to refresh its brand image.

    “They helped us get to the final point, determining what made the most sense and making sure the project was done within the timeframe. They’re great at managing times and budgets.” – Marketing Manager, Community Savings Bank

    Former clients
    John Hancock Tower
    Quest Diagnostics
    Aspen Dental
    Franciscan Children’s
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Lamplighter Award (2016)

  • 5

    Millennium Agency

    Millennium Agency is a digital marketing and PR firm that's headquartered in Manchester, N.H.; they also have a Boston office. Founded in 1996, they have about 18 employees that do web design, web development, and PR. Millennium Agency serves a mix of small and midmarket businesses in the IT, retail, and consumer products and services sectors. 

    Notable Project

    Millennium Agency rebranded a hospital to generate new business. They design the logo and website. In addition to a 10% increase in scheduled appointments, the hospital also got enhanced online visibility and customer engagement rates. 

    "[Millennium Agency] is personable, accessible, and able to work side-by-side to become an extension of your team." — Director of Marketing, Hospital 

    Former clients
    Eversource
    TJMaxx
    7-Eleven
    Dunkin' Donuts
    Marriott
    Polaris
    Hypertherm
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Clockwork Design Group, Inc

    A creative and design agency headquartered outside Boston in Waltham, MA, Clockwork Design Group has nearly 25 years of experience in web design. The small team of about 5 employees also offers branding and print design services.

    Notable Project

    An engineering company hired Clockwork Design Group to redesign its website. The client wanted the site to support the company goal of being the go-to source for thought leadership and quality content. The site needed to be modern and easy to maintain. Clockwork Design Group redesigned the site on WordPress and created branded copy to portray the client’s vision.

    “Clockwork showed dedication to understanding our needs and working closely with us to achieve our website goals. Their entire team was exceptionally easy to work with, responsive, and knowledgeable.”– Marketing Specialist, Engineering Firm

    Former clients
    Notre Dame Academy
    Edelstein
    Peak Financial
    Ligris
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Waltham, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    22 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 LMA Honor Award

  • 7

    Image Conscious Studios

    Headquartered in Boston, Image Conscious Studios is a branding agency that specializes in web design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. Founded in 2004, they have about 8 employees works with a variety of clients in different industries including, healthcare, marketing, and hospitality & leisure. 

    Notable Project

    A small restaurant group hired Image Conscious Studios for branding and web design. Image Conscious Studios provided a beautifully designed WordPress website and a full branding package. 

    "They've [Image Conscious Studios] created a strong brand for us and we've received a very favorable feedback from our customers." – Owner of Small Restaurant Group

    Former clients
    New England School of Photography
    Printed Village
    Recurrent Energy
    Gingko Bioworks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    8 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    CSS Design Awards, WebVisionary Awards (2013)

  • 8

    Davis Advertising

    Davis Advertising is one of the largest advertising agency in the New England area. Since 1948, the agency and its team of nearly 40 specialize in advertising, branding, digital strategy, and video production. The firm focuses on clients in various industries including education, business, and financial services. 

    Notable Project

    A community college employs Davis Advertising for a variety of advertising tasks. The agency has conducted SEO and completed several videos and digital campaigns for the college. Enrollment at the college has increased as a result. The community college's reputation has improved, and the school is now more visible to prospective students. 

    "They [Davis Advertising] always deliver their products on time, or even slightly ahead of schedule." – Marketing Director, Community College

    Former clients
    Cornerstone Bank
    Globo Force
    Wayback Burgers
    Service Credit Union
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Worcester, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    New England Financial Marketing Awards: Two Silver and Two Bronze (2013) , Financial Marketing Awards , Worcester Business Journal’s Best of Business Awards: Best Advertising Agency (2018)

  • 9

    Breakaway

    Breakaway is a branding agency based in Boston, with an office in NY. Founded in 2006, the team of 28 specializes in advertising, branding, and PR. They primarily serve clients in the arts, entertainment & music, consumer products & services, and retail industries. 

    Notable Project

    Breakaway helped a dog DNA testing company by developing and executing a full-package marketing campaign for the holiday season. They created branded materials, website assets, and a variety of ads. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "They go above and beyond to immerse themselves in the client’s brand, making a personal and professional investment in understanding and identifying the most critical success factors."                                                      — VP of Marketing, Veterinary Company

    Former clients
    shoes.com
    Embotics
    oath
    Newton Running
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    North Street Creative

    Founded in 2010, North Street Creative is a design agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in New York, with an additional office in Providence, R.I. They focus on web design, graphic design, and branding.

    Notable Project

    North Street Creative designed a website for a hotel chain. The team built the WordPress website to be in line with the client's brand identity. The new website received positive internal and external feedback.

    "They’re skilled at zeroing in on exactly what a client, and a specific project, needs." – Former Director of Content Strategy, Hotel Chain

    Former clients
    4Ocean
    American Express
    Bloomberg Beta
    L’Oreal
    MasterCard
    The New York Times
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Providence, RI
    4.9
    4.9
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Cleveland Design

    Cleveland Design is a Boston-based graphic design and marketing team that was founded in 1995. The 6-person team offers branding, graphic design, and web design to enterprises in sectors like business services, legal services, and financial services.

    Notable Project

    Cleveland Design refreshed a website and brand identity for a PR firm. They created a new logo among other branding materials to modernize the client's image. Their work achieved the client's goals and exceeded their expectations. 

    "Everyone on the Cleveland Design team is an expert in their field." – Co-Founder & Managing Partner, PR Firm

    Former clients
    Thomson Reuters
    Fidelity Investments
    Clarivate Analytics
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    TribalVision

    With locations in Boston, Warwick, R.I., and New York, marketing agency TribalVision was founded in 2010 and has grown to more than 70 employees. TribalVision is a full-service agency and offers web design, PPC, digital strategy, email marketing, marketing strategy, graphic design, SEO, and social media marketing, among other services. 

    Notable Project

    TribalVision serves as the marketing department of an IT company. TribalVision offers website re-design and maintenance for the company along with branding, content creation, and social media.

    "Their team is results-driven, and their strength comes from having professional people who are knowledgeable about all aspects of marketing; they understand that marketing requires a multi-tiered approach." – VP of Finance, IT Company

    Former clients
    Preventure
    Tanury Industries
    NetCenergy
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Providence Business News: 2015 Most Innovative Company , Providence Business News: 2014 Fastest-Growing Company , Inc. 5000 list of fast-growing private companies , AVA Digital Award: Outstanding Achievement in Website Production

  • 13

    East Coast Catalyst

    East Coast Catalyst is a Boston-based digital marketing agency that was founded in 2010. East Coast Catalyst's team of 7 offers SEO, UX/UI design, branding, PPC, digital strategy, and public relations services.

    Notable Project

    East Coast Catalyst redesigned a software company's digital branding assets, including its website and logo. The company's revenue, traffic, and coverage improved with East Coast Catalyst's help.

    "I continue to get comments about how the brand elements are tied really tightly to our core messaging and the values we project as a company. We constantly get comments about how cool the logo is and the color palette and how well the design reflects our story and value." - Chief Marketing Officer, Software Company

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    Comcast
    Harvard University
    General Electric
    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.6
    4.6
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Opus Design

    Founded in 2010, Opus Design is a digital design agency that offers web design, branding, and graphic design services to their small business and mid-market clients in the education, healthcare, and non-profit industries. Their 50 employees are based out of offices in Boston and Neustadt, Germany.

    Notable Project

    Opus Digital recently worked on print design for a college prep school. They designed a bi-annual magazine  for that client.

    “Over the last several years since Opus has been responsible for our Magazine design, we have received an increasingly favorable response from our alumnae and other constituencies to both the content and design of the publication. ” — Associate Director, College Prep School

    Former clients
    Westover School
    BlueHub Capital
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Captains of Industry

    Founded in 2002, Captains of Industry is a digital marketing agency whose name is a nod to their clients - upstarts, challenger brands, and people disrupting the status quo. Located in Boston, their team of 30 offers a variety of services including branding, video production, marketing strategy, graphic design, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    While in the process of relaunching their website, a medical journal needed a marketing plan to increase the visibility of their new site. Captains of Industry created multiple email and banner ad campaigns along with videos that all help with the relaunch of their site. They also created some print materials for publication and distribution. 

    "Captains brought a vigor to their work that was greatly appreciated. The designers sincerely care about the quality of their output. We had strict design requirements and multiple stakeholders involved. It was a challenge, but they did a wonderful job producing a cohesive theme across all deliverables." - Marketing Manager, Medical Journal

    Former clients
    MIT
    Cleco
    Recurrent Energy
    New England Journal of Medicine
    Antioch College
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    BusySeed

    BusySeed is a digital agency based in Warwick, R.I. The 12-person team got their start in 2013 and offers social media marketing, branding, and digital strategy to small businesses and midmarket companies.

    Notable Project

    BusySeed managed an RV rental company's social media presence. They oversaw their Facebook page, Google Ads, and Yelp page, providing regular updates. The client's Facebook likes doubled from 800 to 1,600 as a result.

    "The creative capabilities of the team assigned to my pages [impressed me]." – Owner, RV Rental Company

    Former clients
    Ventura Stone
    Varano's Risorante Italiano
    2Betties
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Warwick, RI
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Yelling Mule

    Yelling Mule is a Boston-based web design and development agency that started in 2010. With a team of 10+ employees, they focus on providing web design and branding services to enhance their clients' corporate identity.

    Notable Project

    To update a staffing company's website, Yelling Mule custom redesigned the platform based on stakeholder input. The team presented several options to start before developing the site and providing SEO services. Improved search rankings and page navigation helped the client secure more prospective leads.

    "The new website helps users navigate through our information and find what they’re looking for. We’re able to get the clients and candidates that we need thanks to Yelling Mule’s support." – Operations Manager, Staffing Company

    Former clients
    Vince Camuto
    Northeastern University
    NFL
    Tresca
    Mike's Pastry
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2017 American Web Design Awards , 2017 SmartCEO Boston Future 50 Awards

  • 18

    Boston Web Group

    Boston Web Group is a Boston, MA-based web development agency founded in 2009. The team of nearly 15 employees specializes in creating flexible digital solutions and internet marketing strategies. With an impressive background in branding, WordPress development, SEO, graphic design, hosting, and logo design, Boston Web Group has the skills required to provide custom software platforms that help clients grow their business. 

    Notable Project

    Boston Web Group helped a credit repair company cultivate a unique online presence by creating an easily navigable, interactive site. The website helped the credit repair company establish and maintain relationships with potential clients.

    "The new interactive site has been an enormous help for us in connecting and maintaining a relationship between the referral source the client and us. ... I think they did very well, and they still are continuing to show this. It’s been an ongoing relationship and they’ve been very responsive." – Managing Partner, Credit Repair Company 

    Former clients
    Fortune 500 companies to local mom and pop businesses
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Wakefield, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    Trust Deep Agency

    Trust Deep is a Massachusetts-based marketing firm that provides branding and content marketing services. Founded in 2020, they work primarily with small businesses in real estate and business services industries. Currently, there is one employee.

    Notable Project

    Trust Deep created a brand strategy for a benefits company. They worked on advertising and wrote branded content. As a result, inquiries increased and the company became more prominent in the market. The Trust Deep team managed the project well and respected their partner’s time.

    “They still make sure the project is moving forward. We just use phone and email to communicate.” – President, Benefits Group

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sudbury, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Kaminsky Brand Group

    Kaminsky Brand Group is a branding firm based in Needham, Mass. with over two employees. Founded in 1989, they provide advertising, branding, and web design solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of education, advertising, and healthcare.

    Notable Project

    Kaminsky Brand Group provided branding services for a hockey retail firm. The firm was looking to simplify their brand. Kaminsky Brand Group’s work helped improve the firm’s sales.

    “I'm a huge fan given the success we've had. There is an ongoing communications pipeline between the companies. They care!” - CEO, Hockey Retail Firm

    Former clients
    Mapfre Insurance
    The Green Company
    Mount Alvernia High School
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Needham, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    Incloud Design

    Incloud Design is a web design company based in Worcester, Mass. Founded in 2006, it is owned and operated by a freelancer who specializes web design, SEO, and social media marketing. 

    Notable Project

    Incloud Design is designed and developed a website to establish an online footprint for a 3D imaging company. The client attributed much of their growth to the work completed during the project.

    “They’re willing to walk us through all aspects of the project, so we know exactly what we should and shouldn’t do. We wouldn’t be where we are today without their continued support.” –Owner, 3D Imaging Startup

    Former clients
    All Faiths Cemetery
    A-Pro Builders
    All-Star Liquors
    Durant Appliance Service
    W.R. Robinson Lumber
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Worcester, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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