Spence: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Spence

Spence

Pronunciation: SPEHNS (key)

Origin of the name Spencer:

Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Anglo-French espenser and the Old French despensier (dispenser of provisions, a butler or steward who had control of the provisions of a household). Var: Spenser

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