Nowadays, almost everyone has used a dating app. To meet a new friend, find new love, new adventure, or just to find company for a night out. Different people, different stories. The dating apps are now an inseparable part of the digital world. They evolve and change the communities in their own way. That’s why we dedicate this article to the naming of dating apps. So, are you interested to know what’s in the name of the most popular dating apps? Keep reading ;)


That’s an easy one. Everyone knows the logo with the kindle fire. According to the dictionary “tinder” means a flammable material. The metaphor is clear in this one – the speed of the relationship blossoming is compared to the speed of igniting a tinder material. So fire is a pretty accurate association for a dating app. The con is that it’s a bit of a… cliché.


Bumble is a location-based social and dating application that facilitates communication between people who want to meet, date, chat or just socialize. The meaning of the app’s name comes from the English verb “to bumble”. The meaning of the word is mostly associated with the buzzing of the bees and other insects. The word brings the idea of chaos, searching in the chaos, and the happiness of finding what you want. That’s a pretty good description of what the perfect dating app should do.

OK Cupid

OkCupid is an American internationally operating online dating, friendship, and social networking app & website that features multiple-choice questions in order to match members. The app supports multiple modes of communication, including instant messages and emails. OkCupid was listed in Time magazine’s 2007 Top 10 dating websites. The name of the dating app refers to Cupid – the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection.

Coffee meets bagel

Coffee Meets Bagel is a San Francisco–based dating and social networking website. The app differs from other dating apps by limiting the number of profiles users can interact with each day. Coffee Meets Bagel looks at each user’s Facebook account to help identify potential matches. A user is exposed to at least one match per day, but can only contact their matches if they “Like” them and their matches “Like” them back. The name of Coffee meets bagel is unusual, funny, quiet, descriptive, and metaphoric.

Camera Flirt App

Camera flirt app is probably the hottest and most different dating app right now. It is designed to help people make live contact and flirt with people they like. The app helps you start a flirt and then move on forward if the crush responds to the interest you attempted through the screen of your phone. The name of the app is pretty straightforward. It’s about flirting and helping you succeed in flirting. Just see for yourself how this new generation dating app works: