Hoo Family History
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Hoo Name Meaning
English (East Anglia and the south): topographic name for someone who lived on a spur of a hill, from the Old English dative case hoe (originally used after a preposition) of hoh ‘spur of a hill’. The surname may also derive from any of the minor places named with this word, such as Hoo in Kent and Hooe in Devon and Sussex. Chinese : see Hu.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press