What does Spenser mean?
Spenser [spenser]▼ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Spenser) is a Middle English name, and the name Spenser means "dispenser of provisions". Spenser is an alternate spelling of Spencer (Middle English): occupational name.
RELATION VIA SPENCER SpenceCREATIVE FORMS
(male) Spense, Spenver, ..
(female) Spensee, Spensi, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Spenser Bryden (S.B.), ..
How popular is Spenser?
Spenser is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#34308 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Spenser was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #685 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Spencer (#252 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) is the only other prominent related form of Spenser. Adoption of these relations of Spenser was at its highest 17 years ago (AVERAGE #684) and is now significantly diminished (#1126, ▼70%), with forms like Spenser becoming somewhat outmoded.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Denver▲, Ebeneser, Ebenzer, Eveneser, Guenter, Kenner, Renier, Sander, Saunder, Seager, Seasar, Seeger, Seger, Sender, Senior, Sennet, Shefer, Skinner, Spear, Speare, Speed, Speer, Speero, Speers, Spider, Springer, Spyder, Stensen, Stenssen (see Stein), Stoner, Sumner, Swensen and Swenson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Spenser.