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Speer is a surname.
Ashkenazim (pronounced [ˈʃpɛr]): a spelling variation of Speyer, a name indicative of origin from the German city of Speyer
Middle High German and Middle Dutch (pronounced [ˈspeːr]): sper, meaning "spear"
Scottish and northern Irish /ˈspɪər/: a spelling variation of Speir, from the Old French espier meaning "to watch"
Notable people with the surname include:
Albert Friedrich Speer, (1863-1947), German architect, father of Albert Speer
Albert Speer, (1905-1981), German architect, Minister of Armaments and War Production of Nazi Germany from 1942 to 1945
Albert Speer, Jr., (born 1934), a German architect and city planner, son of Albert Speer
Bill Speer, a retired professional ice hockey player
Christopher Speer, Sergeant First Class (SFC), a U.S. special forces soldier killed in Afghanistan
Dieter Speer, a former German biathlete
Emory Speer, a U.S. politician, soldier and lawyer who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1878 to 1882
Floyd Speer, also known as Floyd Vernie Speer, a U.S. professional baseball pitcher
Daniel Speer, also known as Georg Daniel Speer, a German composer and writer of the Baroque
Hilde Schramm (born 1936), née Speer, a German politician and daughter of Albert Speer
Hugo Speer, an English actor, born in 1969
Jack Speer, also known as John "Jack" Bristol Speer, a judge, Washington state representative and a science fiction fan and historian, who wrote the first history of science fiction fandom
Jillian Speer, a U.S. singer-songwriter and musician
Margret Nissen (born 1938), née Speer, a German photographer and daughter of Albert Speer
Noah Wyle, also known as Noah Strausser Speer Wyle, a U.S. TV and film actor
Peter Moore Speer, a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
Richard Speer, a U.S. author and journalist
Robert Elliott Speer, a U.S. religious leader (1867–1947) and authority on missions
Robert Milton Speer, a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania during the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses
Robert W. Speer, also known as Robert Walter Speer, mayor of Denver, Colorado from 1904–1912
Roy Speer, the financial backing behind the Home Shopping Network
Scott Speer, an American music video director
The Speer Family, a Southern Gospel family group founded in 1921
Stewie Speer, an Australian drummer best known as a member of the 1960s–70s group Max Merritt & The Meteors
Susan Speer, a British psychologist
Thomas J. Speer, also known as Thomas Jefferson Speer, a U.S. Representative from Georgia
Tom Speer, a U.S. professional mixed martial artist
W.G. Speer, the second head football coach for the Fort Hays State University Tigers in Hays, Kansas

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