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The nationality of Spencer is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Spencer may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Spencer Meaning & Etymology

Dr. John Merrill Spencer was married to Edith Prunty.

Spencer Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Spencer were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Spencer. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Spencer surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Spencer transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over time.

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