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What does Spalding mean?

Spalding Pronunciation of Spalding [spald-ing] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Spalding is "divided field". Place name and surname. Also the name of a manufacturer of sports equipment. Performance artist Spalding Gray.

Associated with: old english, surname.


Spalding has 1 variant: Spaulding.

Creative forms:
(male) Spalden, Spaldin, ..

(female) Spalddra, Spaldler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Spalding Mack (S.M.), ..

How popular is Spalding?

Spalding is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3905 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Spalding has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ashling (see Ashley), Banning, Canning, Carling, Channing, Darring, Delling, Erling, Feilding (see Fielding), Fielding, Godding, Golding, Harding, Hasting, Kipling, Kippling (see Kipling), Lansing, Manning, Masling (see Maslin), Reading, Redding, Reeding (see Reading), Reiding, Saahdia, Sabin, Sabino, Sadiki, Saint, Saladin, Salim, Salman, Salmon, Salton, Salvian, Salviano (see Salvio), Salvino, Salvio, Sandiago, Sandie, Sandiego, Sandino, Santino, Savin, Savino, Selden, Seldon, Selig, Sellden (see Seldon), Selwin, Selwinn (see Selwyn), Shadi, Shaine, Shalmon, Shandon, Shelden, Sheldin, Sheldon, Silvino, Slavin, Slawin (see Slavin), Slayden, Standish, Starling, Sterling, Stirling, Swain, Swaine and Waring. These names tend to be more commonly used than Spalding.

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