What does Spencer mean?
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.
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)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Mercer, Shene and Silence. Like Spencer, these names are not frequently used.