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Origin and popularity of the name SPENDER

Origin

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’.

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

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Geographic distribution of the 2,304 individuals with the name SPENDER on Geneanet.

 

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    (86 individuals)
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    (52 individuals)
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    (49 individuals)

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