Where does the word "Google" come from?

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According to the founders of Google, Sergey Brin and Lawrence Page , the term Google is derived from an alternative spelling of the term 'googol', which means 'equal to 10 to the 100th', which is the same as one followed by a hundred zeros. This search engine was intitiated as a class project by the duo, back in 1996, while they were at Stanford University.
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The name Google originated in a misspelling of the word 'googol', which is the term for the number 1 followed by a hudred zeros.
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