Given Name SPENCER

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SPEN-sər  [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which meant "dispenser of provisions", derived from Middle English spense "larder, pantry". A famous bearer was American actor Spencer Tracy (1900-1967). It was also the surname of Princess Diana (1961-1997).


actors, never out of the US top 1000, surnames, Thomas and Friends characters, UK prime ministers, Violet Evergarden characters
Entry updated May 31, 2018