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Origin and popularity of the name SPENDER


Spender : English:: 1: occupational name or status name from Middle English spender(e) spendour ‘steward treasurer’ a shortened form of Middle English Old French despendour denoting someone who managed money or supplies. Compare Spencer.2: alternatively perhaps a nickname from Middle English spender(e) spendour ‘spender (of money) spendthrift’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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