When a limited company is formed the founding subscribers and directors will decide the company name which when submitted forms part of the company registration.. Register a company in the USA
The final word of the company name must be limited, unlimited or public limited company depending upon the type of company being formed. Accepted abbreviations of the name of company are accepted, those abbreviations typically being ltd and plc.
Company names can be rejected by Companies House for a number of reasons, the principal reason being that the name already exists on the company name register. Punctuation marks and insignificant words such as the,and etc., would be ignored.
Name a company that sounds the same but contains a different spelling may be accepted. For example if Read Limited exists on the company names register and Reed Limited does not the proposal to name a company Reed Limited would be acceptable. If the name of company is interpreted as misleading due to similarity of an existing name then that name would not rejected.