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14 Spirit names and what they mean, for spirit, soul for baby boys, listing 1-14. Here is the list of Spirit names for girls.
Angel .. Biblical: name for the spirit creatures sent by God to men as His messengers ..
Ariel .. Literary: Shakespeare gave this name to a prankish spirit who can disappear at will in "The Tempest" ..
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".
Calum .. This was popular among early Christians because the dove was a symbol of gentleness, purity, peace, and the Holy Spirit ..
Chantrey .. A chantry, in the Middle Ages, was an endowment of funds to support the singing (chanting) of masses for an individual's soul.
Damian .. Possibly means "to tame, subdue", though the Greek root is also close to the word for "spirit" ..
Faust .. The legendary Faust sold his soul to the devil.
Hoyt .. (Old Norse) "Spirit, soul."
Hugh .. (Old German) "Soul, mind, intellect." ..
Mahatma .. (Hindi, Sanskrit) "Great soul." ..
Odilo .. Saint Odilo was an 11th-century monk and abbott of the influential monastery at Cluny who instituted the observation of All Souls' day on November 2 ..
Ryu .. (Japanese) "Dragon spirit."
Spiridon .. (Greek, Latin) "Spirit." ..
Volney .. (Old German) "Spirit of the folk."
Angel, Ariel, Damian, Hoyt and Hugh are commonly used names, while Blythe, Calum, Chantrey, Faust, Mahatma, Odilo, Ryu, Spiridon and Volney are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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