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What does Spero mean?

Spero Pronunciation of Spero [spero] as a name for boys means "basket; spirit". Spero is an alternate spelling of Spiridon (Greek, Latin): from Greek "spyridion".


Spero has 2 variants: Speero and Spiro.

2 more relations via Spiridon: Spiros and Spyros.

Creative forms:
(male) Sperov, Spery, ..

(female) Speri, Spesi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Spero Santos (S.S.), ..

How popular is Spero?

Spero is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#12705 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Spero has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eero, Omero, Piero, Sebo, Severo, Spark, Spear, Speare, Spears, Speed, Speer, Speers, Spiers, Steno, Stern and Zero. Like Spero, these names are not frequently used.

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