Last name: SPEER

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SPEER : This last name is indexed 65,422 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SPEER : 1: German and Dutch: from Middle High German Middle Dutch sper ‘spear’ hence a nickname for a tall thin person or else for a skilled user of the hunting spear. In part it may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spears.2: German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a sparrow Middle High German spar(e) ‘sparrow’.3: Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Speyer.4: Irish (northern): variant of Speir.5: English (London): variant of Spear.

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