Spencer: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Spencer

A Middle English surname which means “dispenser of provisions.” In your little Spencer’s case, it’ll probably be more like “dispenser of crumbs all over the floor you JUST VACUUMED.”

Nicknames:

Spence.

Famous people named Spencer:

Actors Spencer Tracy, Spencer List, and Spencer Breslin; basketball players Spencer Hawes and Spencer Haywood; reality TV star Spencer Pratt.

Fun facts:

Every kid who hung out in the mall during the ‘90s and ‘00s is familiar with Spencer Gifts, as close as you could get to visiting an “adult store” without actually having to be 18. Ah, the memories.

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