How did the Jeep get its name?

 

Jeep Timeline

 

Who invented the Jeep?

How did jeep get its name?

It's from military slang to a Popeye character. Its a reason why that Jeeps are known as Jeeps is relatively unknown.

The word Jeep, is a silly sounding name for a serious vehicle. The name Jeep has burrowed its way deep into our cultural consciousness, its origins remain unclear.

History of the Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler is one of America's most iconic vehicles, and one of the few vehicles that has been in continuous producation. The body styles have evolved over time, the core of the jeep can trace its lineage back to the Willys MB of WWII, more commonly referred to as a "jeep."

 

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