Spencer
Origin/Usage
French
Pronunciation
SPEN-sər
Meaning
Man who manages the distribution of food
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Spencer is an English name, derived from the Old French word 'despense', which means 'to weigh'. The name was given to a person who was in charge of purchasing and distributing food and provisions in a royal household. His position was very important and second only to that of a steward.

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