Spoden Family History
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Spoden Name Meaning
Dutch: habitational name from aan ’s boden huis, ’s Boden ‘at the house of the messenger’, the name of a house in Amel in Deidenberg, in the Belgian province of Liège. Dutch: habitational name from Spaden. There is a place so called in Schiffdorf, Lower Saxony, and it was the former name of Spouwen in the Belgian province of Limburg. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a laborer who used a spade, from Low German Spaden ‘spade’. German: probably of the same origin as 2 and 3.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press