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Boy Name: Spalding

Name: Spalding
Pronunciation: \s-paldi-ng, sp(al)-ding\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: divided field
Origin: English
Variant forms: Spaulding
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4016


Spalding \s-paldi-ng, sp(al)-ding\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Spalding is "divided field". Place name and surname. Also the name of a manufacturer of sports equipment. Performance artist Spalding Gray.

Spalding has 1 variant form: Spaulding.


Spalding is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4016 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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