Spittle Family History
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Spittle Name Meaning
English: occupational name for someone who was employed at a lodging house, from Middle English spital ‘lodging house’ (a reduced form of Old French hospital, Late Latin hospitale, from hostis, genitive hospitis, guest). Americanized spelling of eastern German Spittel, metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in an infirmary, from Middle High German spital, spittel ‘hospital’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Spittler, Spindle, Spitale, Spille, Little, Spiller, Smittle, Saile