Unknown origin. Earliest recorded use is in North Carolina, USA in the late 1700s.
- Postain Spiceland, who was involved in a land purchase in North Carolina in 1799
- Heiko Spiceland, who was living in North Carolina around 1780.
It is currently believed that every blood member of the Spiceland family is descended from A Hessian Soldier who Americanized his name to Spiceland.