In men’s underwear what does BVD stand for? September 15, 2011 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Inventions BVD does not stand for, as once believed, “Baby’s Ventilated Diapers” or “Boys’ Ventilated Drawers”. Instead, it stands for the three founders of the company, Bradley, Voorhees, and Day. Related PostsWhat does O.K. stand for?What does the ZIP in ZIP code stand for?What does E = mc2 stand for?What does the name Kodak stand for?What does the name Sanka stand for?