Speiser Family History
Speiser Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a steward in charge of the supply and distribution of provisions in a great house or monastery from an agent derivative of Middle High German spīse ‘food supplies’ via Old High German from a shortened form of Late Latin expe(n)sa (pecunia) ‘(money) expended’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grocer from a later semantic development of the same word as in 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022