Spille Family History
Spille Name Meaning
German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a spindle maker, from Middle High German spinnel, spindel, spille, Middle Low German spinele, spille; Middle Dutch spille ‘spindle’. In some cases, the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a very thin person or someone with spindly legs.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press