Spero name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Spero mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Spero

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Alabama, U.S., the name Spero is of Greek origin and means "I hope".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Spero

Notable Persons Named Spero

Spero Dedes

Spero Dedes is a sportscaster and sports commentator. He has been prominent since 2001. Spero was born Spero Dedes on February 27th, 1979 in Paramus, New Jersey, U.S.

Spero Canton


Notable Persons With the Last Name Spero

Notable Persons With the Last Name Spero

Nancy Spero

Nancy Spero was an artist in the fields of painting, printmaking, and collage. Nancy was born on August 24th, 1926 in Cleveland. She breathed her last breath on October 18th, 2009.

Anthony Spero

Anthony was born in 1928. He passed away on September 29th, 2008.

Joan E. Spero

Joan was born in 1944.

David Spero

David Spero is a dj, manager, producer, executive, disc jockey, talent manager, film producer, rock, roll hall of fame, executive (at therock, and roll hall of fame). David was born on August 15th, 1951 in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

Donald Spero

Donald was born on August 8th, 1939 in Chicago, United States.

Greg Spero

  • George Spero
  • Deborah Spero

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Spero U.S.
  White 91.11% 64.26%
  African American 0.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Spero

People with the last name Spero are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Spero

  • How Popular is the name Spero? Spero is the 21,836th most popular name of all time. As a last name Spero was the 14,617th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Spero have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 316 babies born with the first name Spero in the United States. That's more than enough people named Spero to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Spero? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Spero first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Spero is Thursday, December 12th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Spero born? The highest recorded use of the first name Spero was in 1932 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Spero: The name spelled backwards is Oreps. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Epsro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Spero? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,036 people with the last name Spero.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Spero? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Spero as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Spero name meaning

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