Hoover

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Etymology[edit]

The surname is an anglicization of German and Dutch Huber. The common noun and verb are taken from the brand name of one of the first vacuum cleaners.

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Hoover

  1. A vacuum cleaner of the Hoover brand. Alternative form of hoover
  2. An American surname (shared by several famous people including J Edgar Hoover and Herbert Hoover).