If you do not already have a name for your car, now is the time to personalize it and pick a name today, as it is National Name Your Car Day which is celebrated each year on October 2.

Many of you most likely remember  “Herbie” the Love Bug, “Lightning McQueen” from Cars, “Kit” from Knight Rider, “General Lee” from The Dukes of Hazzard and “Bandit” from Smokey and the Bandit.  These are just some of the famous car names that are known by millions of people.

We spend a lot of time in our cars and take good care of them so why not give them a special name?

Have you chosen your car’s name yet?


Pick out a name for your car if you haven’t already. For those who have already given their car a name, Did you know there are e-cards for National Name Your Car Day?  Send one to a friend today! Post on social media using #NationalNameYourCarDay to spread the word.


Within our research, we were unable to find the creator or origin of National Name Your Car Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.


6 Responses to “NATIONAL NAME YOUR CAR DAY – October 2”

  1. Becky Gilreath October 3, 2014 at 9:02 pm #

    I would name it Whoop Dee, because, thats what i would be yelling if i won it.

  2. al October 2, 2014 at 10:21 am #

    I have not named my car. But I would will today. I will name her Lydia after a someone I met a long time ago.. Alas she will never see this.


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