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12/14/2019, 2:25 PM Mike C update #106
5/31/2018, 2:36 PM Mike C update #99
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Type Surname (from occupation & from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SPEER

Meaning & History

From Old English spere "spear", an occupational name for a hunter or a maker of spears, or a nickname for a thin person.