I'm not entirely sure about this, but this is what I think I heard-.
I think that the 600s were missiles, 200s twin-engined propeller planes (Boeing 247) & 400s were gonna be helicopters. 700s became jets because the number was next in line.
Not entirely sure, but it's something like that.
A310/319/320/321/333, ARJ, BN2, B722/73S/733/734/735/73G/738/739/744/757/753/767/763/764/777, CR1/2/7/9, DH6, 328, EM2/ERJ/E70/E75/E90, F28/100, J31, L10/12/15, DC9/D93/D94/D95/M80/M88/M90/D10, SF3, SST