Because when it was first played it in England it was played at Badminton house.
It was originally to be called battledore and shuttlecock
Badminton originated from a 12th century game called paume.
In western civilization badminton came from a game called battledore and shuttlecock.
Badminton began in the mid-18th century when a net was added to the game called "Battledore and Shuttlecock". It was also called "Poona" as it was particularly popular in the town of Poona (now Pune). The game then became known as "Badminton Battledore" in about 1860 and then "Badminton" when played in 1873 at Badminton House.
badminton is called "poona" in india badminton is called "battledor" in england badminton is called "badminton" in america
The sport/game of badminton was derived from the game of poona. British soldiers played the game while in India. After going home they described the game to their friends and family. The Duke of Beaufort enjoyed playing the game on his estate, which was called Badminton. It became popular among the British elite and was named 'The Badminton Game'.
Yes,badminton is an olympic game.
badminton is not a national game
Badminton took its name from the Gloucestershire seat of the dukes of Beaufort, (England) where it is believed to have evolved in the 1870s from the older game of shuttlecock. The original name of Badminton was Ha Ha
The game called something like Poona (??) originally played in India and brought into England by the army. And the Duke of Beaufort played the first Badminton game in his house party and became popular after that. Click on the 'Badminton' link on this page to read about the game and its history.
"in the 19th century, a game similar to tennis was played in India. It was called poona. Poona was brought to England by English soldiers stationed in India.Then in 1873, the English Duke of Beaufort held a party at Badminton, his country estate, where a slightly different form of this game was played for the first time. Since the first matches of the new game were played at Badminton, the new game became known as "the game at Badminton," and later as "badminton."SOURCE: http://www.bigsiteofamazingfacts.com/how-did-badminton-get-its-name
badminton is a international game inthe world but, badminton game most played in Malaysia and china.