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Subject: Re: Where was the name Spirit started?
Author: Betty Blue   (Authenticated as Betty Blue)
Date: June 11, 2010 at 11:21:13 PM
Reply to: Re: Where was the name Spirit started? by Telfalathiel
There is a very old French name Esprit, which is the name of a Catholic saint and refers to the Holy Spirit.

I would imagine that Spirit is the direct English translation of the French name. (Which is male).

I have also seen the feminine name Spirita used in medieval documents, often spelled Sprota or Sprotta. I'd imagine this may also be one of the origins of the name.

This message was edited by the author on June 12, 2010 at 3:28:28 AM

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