9 Ship names that mean ship for boys, listing Ship baby names 1-9. Dana, Elmo, Jonah and Kelvin are popular names. Cox, Kelton, Ormond, Shipton and Skip are uncommon names. View Ship baby names for name meanings, search Ship names for girls, or search other baby names.
Cox ... Occupational name. A coxswain used to be in charge of the rowboats aboard large ships. 
Dana ... about his voyage in a sailing ship around Cape Horn to California ... 
Elmo ... The electrical phenomenon sometimes seen in the rigging of ships at sea is called Saint Elmo's fire ... 
Jonah ... because Jonah was on board a ship when God caused it to sink ... 
Kelton ... Place name, probably referring to town where ships were built. 
Kelvin ... "Friend of ships." ... 
Ormond ... "Mountain of bears; spear or ship protector." ... 
Shipton ... "Sheep village; ship village." ...
Skip ... "Ship, boss." ... the term for the captain of a ship or boat ... 
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