When Isaac Rufus Hoover was born on 1 December 1871, in Richland, Vinton, Ohio, United States, his father, John Brumbaugh Hoover, was 41 and his mother, Esther J. Martin, was 32. He married Minnie Idella Coble on 27 April 1893, in Darke, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Piney Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 22 June 1938, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.
Americanized form of Swiss German and German Huber .
Americanized form of Finnish Huovinen: from huovi ‘soldier, horseman’ + the surname suffix -nen.