[ 2 syll. (s)pen-ser, sp-ens-er ] The baby boy name Spenser is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is SPEHNS-er †. Spenser is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Old French. Spenser is a variant of the name Spencer (English).
Spenser is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1988, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Spenser. Its ranking then was #501. The baby name has since experienced a substantial loss in popularity, and is today of sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Spenser, Spencer was the most popular. Spenser has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Spenser: 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)"