US Popularity:579
Meaning:Dispenser of provisions; Butler, stewardess
Spencer is a gender-neutral name of British origin, meaning "dispenser of provisions," as well as "steward" or "butler." Referring to the person who dispensed the provisions in affluent households in times gone past, this title has retained an air of sophistication throughout the ages. Although it was once more commonly given to boys as a first name, Spencer has been steadily growing more popular among parents of little girls, too. This surname-turned-first name is most notably connected to the Princess of Wales, Lady Diana Spencer. Known for her grace, poise, and familiar charm, this prominent figure represented sophistication and independence to many. Straying from the norm, she can inspire baby Spencer to follow their own heart, too. Never afraid to go off the beaten track, this little one can embrace their strength and individuality.

Famous People Named Spencer

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  • Spencer Breslin
  • Spencer Pratt
  • Spencer Smith
  • Spencer Tracy

Spencer Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Spencer is currently #663 on The Bump
Boy:Spencer is currently #383 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Spencer is currently #480 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Spencer is currently #579 in U.S. births
Boy:Spencer is currently #362 in U.S. births
Girl:Spencer is currently #1039 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 47
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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