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  1. Spero

    Spero is an Italian surname, originating in the Campania region of Italy. It means "I Hope" in Italian and is part of the following Latin proverb: Dum Spiro Spero (While I Breathe, I Hope). Spero is sometimes a variant of the more common Italian surname Spera. Spero is also one of the name variants from the first Jews who settled in the city of Speyer, Germany, at the end of the eleventh century (and were compelled to leave in the middle of the fifteenth century). Large numbers of these Jews settled in other parts of Germany, e. g. Frankfurt, in Poland, Bohemia, Hungary, and Russia and their name variants are Shapiro, Spira, Spire, Spiro, Spero, Chapiro, Sprai, Szpir, Saphir, Spear and also Speyer. (Kaganoff, 1977) Source: Saul Zeichner,27 November 2000, Revised 10 April 2009 [1] The Olympic and world champion rower Donald Spero is Jewish.


  1. Spero

    Spero is a Latin word meaning "hope" or "I hope." It is used to express an optimistic outlook or belief in a positive outcome. It can also be a name given to a person, reflecting the hopeful nature or aspirations associated with the name.

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  1. SPERO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Spero is ranked #14617 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Spero surname appeared 2,036 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Spero.

    91.1% or 1,855 total occurrences were White.
    5.9% or 121 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 20 total occurrences were Black.
    0.9% or 20 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spero in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spero in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Spero in a Sentence

  1. Ezio Auditore da Firenze:

    Pezzo di merda! Vorrei solo che avessi sofferto di più! Hai avuto la fine che meritavi! Spero che bru- (Piece of shit! I only wished you'd suffered more! You met the fate you deserved!

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    an attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
    A exacerbate
    B descant
    C caddie
    D abrade

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