Spies Family History
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Spies Name Meaning
metonymic occupational name for a spear maker, from Middle High German spiez ‘spear’, ‘pike’, or an occupational name from the same word in the sense ‘soldier armed with a spear’. habitational name from any of several places named Spies, in particular one near Nuremberg.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press