Meaning:Steward, administrator; Dispenser of provisions
Spenser is a gender-neutral given name and surname of British origin. It derives from the word “dispenser,” and was an occupational surname for a steward, administrator, or dispenser of provisions. The more modern form of the name is Spencer, with Spenser being an older spelling famously borne by Edmund Spenser, author of The Faerie Queene. Spencer is a popular name for both boys and girls, reaching peak popularity in 1998 when it ranked 84th on the baby name charts. Why not choose Spenser for a less common, more historic take on this fashionable name?
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