20 Most Unusual Team Names and Their Origins

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Intimidation and geographical significance are some of the reasons why a team obtain its official name.

But what about those team names which seem arbitrary or just plain lazy?

UNC mascot Ramses during the 2013 ACC tournament.

Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Think you know why some teams are called what they are?

Check out this list of where some of the strangest team names actually come from!