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What does Springer mean?

Springer Pronunciation of Springer as a boys' name is of Middle English and Swedish origin, and the meaning of Springer is "to jump or leap; one who lives near a spring or fountain; running, leaping". Nickname for a lively person or for a traveling entertainer, derived from English, German "springen", Dutch "springhen", and Yiddish "shpringen" meaning "to jump or leap". In Middle English, when it refers to a place, the same word was also used of a plantation of young trees, and in some cases this may be the source of the surname.


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How popular is Springer?

Springer is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#1031 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Springer has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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Suggested similar-sounding names are Alcinder, Berger, Brander, Bricker, Bridger, Christer, Einer, Gainer, Gardiner, Gardner, Garner, Garnier, Grainger, Granger, Greger, Gurinder, Gurvinder, Harinder, Joiner, Kleiner, Krister, Lorimer, Mariner, Marriner, Miner, Rainer, Rainger, Rainier, Ranger, Reiner, Reinier, Rudiger, Rufiger (see Roger), Saige, Sander, Sarge, Saunder, Scribner, Seager, Seeger, Sender, Serge, Sergeo, Sergey, Shaine, Sikander, Silver, Siprien, Skinner, Skipper, Snider, Speer, Spence, Spencer, Spenser, Spider, Spiers, Spike, Spyder, Squier, Steinar, Stoner, Strong, Struther (see Struthers), Sumner, Swaine, Tiger, Tigger, Torger, Turner, Verner, Warner, Warriner, Werner and Wernher. These names tend to be more frequently used than Springer.

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