Type Surname (from occupation)
Meaning & History
Possibly from German spielen meaning "to play, to jest" combined with meyer meaning "village headman". Perhaps it referred to someone who was played or acted as the village headman.
|5/31/2018, 2:36:11 PM||Mike C||update #99|
|5/30/2011, 5:41:55 PM||Mike C||earliest recorded revision|