US Popularity:23204
Other Origin(s):Finnish
Meaning:Owner of a patch of farmland; Soldier horseman
Hoover is about to fill that vacuum in your life. Most commonly used as a surname, Hoover has two distinctive origins. Originating from the German word huober, meaning “owner of a patch of farmland,” in Finnish, it derives from the name Huovinen, meaning “soldier horseman.” Hoover has been the surname for many leaders throughout history, including J Edgar Hoover, the longest-serving head of the FBI, and Herbert Hoover, the 31st president of the United States.

Famous People Named Hoover

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  • Herbert Hoover
    United States President

Hoover Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Hoover is currently #23204 in U.S. births
Boy:Hoover is currently #7300 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 10344
from 1988
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