[ 2 syll. (s)pen-cer, sp-enc-er ] The baby girl name Spencer is also used as a boy name, and more frequently so. It is pronounced as SPEHNS-er †. Spencer is of English origin. The name Spencer means 'dispenser of provisions'. See Spencer for more information.
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Spencer is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 2017 with 0.014% of baby girls being named Spencer. It had a ranking of #975 then. The baby name has markedly dropped in popularity since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Among all girl names in its family, Spencer was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Spencer has in the last century been mainly given to boys. There were 4 times more boys than girls who were named Spencer in 2017.
Baby names that sound like Spencer include Spenser, Spincer, and Spinser.
† English pronunciation for Spencer: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" More about famous people named Spencer:
More about famous people named Spencer: