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Gender: Male Meaning of Hoover: "owner of a patch of farmland" Origin of Hoover: German

The name Hoover is a boy's name of German origin meaning "owner of a patch of farmland". Hoover and is often added to lists like Southern Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

A huve is 40 acres of land, so the occupational name Hoover refers to the farmer who owned and worked it. Hoover also relates to the rock band, the vacuum cleaner, the dam, and former FBI head J. Edgar.

Though outside the Top 1000, Hoover is one of the fastest-rising boys' names.

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