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Gender: Female Meaning of Spencer: "keeper of provisions" Origin of Spencer: French Spencer's Popularity in 2017: #975

The name Spencer is a girl's name of French origin meaning "keeper of provisions". Spencer is ranked #975 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "TV Show Title Family Name Game".

From the experts:

Yes, Spencer makes a plausible and powerful female choice these days, though still thought of as primarily for boys. Kelsey Grammer used it for his daughter in the 1980's. Spencer made its first appearance on the girls' Top 1000 in 2017.

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Famous People Named Spencer

Spencer Kayden, American actress
Spencer Grammer, American actress; daughter of actor Kelsey Grammer
Spencer O'Brien, Canadian Olympic athlete
Spencer Margaret Richmond, daughter of American actress Jaclyn Smith
Ashley Spencer Argota, American actress
Lady Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales

Pop Culture References for the name Spencer

Spencer Hastings, a main character from "Pretty Little Liars"
Spencer Carlin, character from "South of Nowhere"

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