English word name
" a supernatural being or essence"

Spirit Origin and Meaning

The name Spirit is a girl's name meaning " a supernatural being or essence".

Spiritual word names are becoming more and more popular – think Peace, Bodhi, Zen and Psalm – and Spirit is among the rarer options, given to a couple dozen baby girls each year in the US. It's the name of the horse in the kids' TV show Spirit.

Spirit in Pop Culture

  • "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron" animated film
  • Mariko "Spirit" Tanakacharacter in Wing Commander video game series
  • "The Spirit" crimefighter in a comic by Will Eisner
  • Spiritthe original name of Deathscythe in manga "Soul Eater"