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Spencer (girl)

What does Spencer mean?

Spencer Pronunciation of Spencer [spencer] as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Spencer) is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Spencer is "provider". Occupational name for a person who dispensed food and drink in a large household. Usually a surname.

Associated with: drink (water), surname.


Spencer has 1 variant: Spenser.

Creative forms:
(female) Sancer, Spense, ..

(male) Spenley, Spenver, ..

Middle name pairings:
Spencer Vaida (S.V.), ..

How popular is Spencer?

Spencer is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#189 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Spencer was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #1090 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Spencer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Spencer outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Mercer, Shene and Silence. Like Spencer, these names are not frequently used.