Spencer Name Meaning & Origin
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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The name Spencer originates from the Old French “despensier” meaning “dispenser of provisions.”
- Famous real-life people named Spencer
Spencer Martz, former Venezuelan professional boxer
Spencer Tracy, actor
Winston Spencer Churchill, British prime minister
Lady Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales
Spencer Pratt, reality show celebrity from "The Hills"
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy, film and television actor who won two Academy Awards (Oscars) for “Best Actor in a Leading Role” for his work in the 1937 movie Captains Courageous and the 1938 movie Boys Town.
Winston Baldwin Spencer, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.
Edmund Spenser, 16th century Poet Laureate best known for the epic poem “The Faerie Queene.”
Spencer Woolley Kimball, Twelfth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Spencer Chamberlain, Lead singer of the music group “Underoath.”
"Spencer's" is a Chain of Stores that Specialize in funny & Unique Gifts.
Spencer Smith, adorable former drummer of Panic! At The Disco
Spencer Crittenden, Dungeon/Game/Beard Master to the stars.
Spencer Boldman, American actor
Spencer Frederick Trump (b. 2012), son of American businessman and former reality television personality Donald Trump, Jr.
- Spencer in song, story & screen
Spencer Shay - Carly's older brother on "iCarly"
Spencer Walsh - Teddy Duncan's EX Boyfriend on "Good Luck Charlie"
Dr. Spencer Reid Character on the TV Drama “Criminal Minds.”
Luke Spencer - Character on the TV soap opera “General Hospital.”
Lucky Spencer - Character on the TV soap opera “General Hospital.”
“Spenser: For Hire” was a 1980s mystery television series
Ozwell E. Spencer is a character from the video game “Resident Evil.”
The Man Who Knew Too Little (movie with Bill Murray who goes by Spencer)