Gender: Male Meaning of Springer: "jumper, leaper" Origin of Springer: English surname

Springer Origin and Meaning

The name Springer is a boy's name meaning "jumper, leaper".

This lively, springy, rarely used surname name has an interesting history. For the English, German, Dutch and Ashkenazic Jews it was a nickname for a lively person or traveling entertainer, deriving from the words springen/springhen/shpringen, and in English it's also a topographical name for someone living near the source of a stream. An unusual option if you're seeking an out-of-the-ordinary 'er'-ending name. Though for some it might bring to mind Jerry Springer, or a Spaniel.

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Distinctive and distinguished, evocative of the English countryside, old-fashioned flair, water connotation lends a cool and crisp feel, reflective of the time of year, perfect surname-as-a-first-name.