Home > Sp- Names

Boy Names Starting with Sp-

Sp- baby names and what they mean, with 10 results. Sp- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity in 1998 (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) and are now much less common (ADOPTION 0.1%, DOWN 75.2%), with names like Spencer going out of style. Speck (TOP 3%) and Spain (2%) are popular Sp- last names.

Sp- names

Spalding - Spud

Spalding, var. Spaulding
Root fr. Old English language. "Divided field." Popular as last names. Compare Spalding (TOP 3%), Spaulding (1%) with common last names Sandling (TOP 49%), Seeling (29%), which also end with -ng.

Spark, var. Sparky
Source fr. Latin language. "To scatter." Outside Top 2000.

Spear, var. Spiers, Speers, Speer, Spears, Speare
Stems fr. Old English. "Spear-man." Compare surnames Speak (TOP 24%), Speas (15%).


Root fr. Old English word. "Good fortune." A somewhat offbeat birth name, Speed occurs more frequently as a last name. See also Saeed.

Spencer and variants

Spencer, var. Spenser, Spence
Source fr. Middle English element. "Dispenser of provisions." Usage of Spencer and variants as children's names in 2018 was 40.3% less than a decade ago.

Spider, var. Spyder
.. Skier Spider Sabich. Unconventional. Spider and Spyder are not found in the US Census.

Derived fr. English. .. The name has cool connotations. Seike and Spile are creative forms.

Spiridon, var. Spyros, Spyridon, Spiros, Spiro, Spero, Spiridion, Speero
Based on Greek, Latin languages. "Basket; spirit." Not Top 2000 names.

Root fr. Middle English, Swedish words. "To jump or leap." Rare. Springer, like Spencer, Scribner, uses the -er ending.

An American slang term for a .. Saud is a moderately popular birth name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Sp- names for boys.

1. Spalding - Spud
Spalding [Spaulding], Spark [Sparky], Spear [Speer, Spiers, Speers, Spears, Speare], Speed, Spencer [Spence, Spenser], Spider [Spyder], Spike, Spiridon [Spiro, Spero, Spyros, Spiros, Speero, Spyridon, Spiridion], Springer, Spud

Usage comparison for Sp- names