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18 Spirit names and what they mean, for spirit, soul for baby girls, listing 1-18. Here is the list of Spirit names for boys.

Alma .. (Latin, Italian, Hebrew, Arabic) "Soul." ..
[Almah, Allma]

Anima .. In Latin, it means "spirit".

Aretha .. Singer Aretha Franklin, the "goddess of soul".
[Areta, Arete, Arethusa, Aretina, Aretta, .. 9 more]

Ariel .. Literary: Shakespeare gave the name to a prankish spirit in "The Tempest" ..
[Aeriel, Aeriela, Aeriell, Arie, Ariela, .. 6 more]

Beata .. First word of the Latin version of the famous "beatitudes" part of the biblical Sermon on the Mount: "Blessed are the poor in spirit." ..
[Bea, Beate]

Blythe .. Made famous by the opening lines of Shelley's poem "To a Skylark": "Hail to thee, blithe spirit!" and Noel Coward's play "Blithe Spirit" ..

Charisma .. Originally referred to the spiritual gifts bestowed by the Holy Spirit on the apostles ..
[Carisma, Charisma, Karisma]

Columba .. The dove is a Christian symbol for peace and the Holy Spirit.
[Collie, Colly, Colombe, Columbia, Columbine]

Damia .. Possibly means "to tame", although the Greek root is also close to the word for "spirit" ..
[Damian, Damiana, Damiane, Damienne, Damya, .. 4 more]

Dove .. The dove represents peace, God's covenant with Noah, and the Holy Spirit.

Enid .. (Welsh) "Soul, life." ..
[Eanid, Ened, Enedd, Enedina, Eneida, .. 3 more]

Faustine .. The Faust of legend sold his soul to the Devil ..
[Fausta, Fauste, Faustina]

Fiammetta .. The word "fiamma" means "flame": it may refer to the flames of the Holy Spirit that descended on the apostles on the day Christians commemorate as Pentecost.

Marianne .. To the French, the name symbolizes their spirit for "liberty, equality and fraternity" ..
[Mariana, Marianda, Mariane, Mariann, Marianna, .. 5 more]

Ondine .. Mythology: Undine is the spirit of the waters ..
[Ondina, Ondyne, Undine]

Psyche .. In post-Freudian times, psyche means a man's soul or mind.

Theresa .. Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, France (19th century), who died at age 24, wrote an account of her life published as "The Story of a Soul", which so affected its readers worldwide that she became the most popular saint of modern times ..
[Resi, Rezi, Rezka, Taresa, Tera, .. 41 more]

Undine .. Mythology: name of the spirit of the waters ..
[Ondina, Ondine, Undeen, Undene, Undina]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Spirit names: Alma, Aretha, Ariel, Dove, Enid, Marianne, Theresa

Alma, Aretha, Ariel, Beata, Blythe, Enid, Marianne and Theresa are commonly used names, while Anima, Charisma, Columba, Damia, Dove, Faustine, Fiammetta, Ondine, Psyche and Undine are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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