Eli (name) in Wikipedia

The given name Eli has several origins. All masculine names are derived from Hebrew: with spelling עֵלִי, a reference to Eli, the high priest in the Books of Samuel. Traditional English-speaking Christian uses of the name are generally based on this Eli. The usual pronunciation is /ˈiːlaɪ/.[1] with spelling אלי, an abbreviation of Elijah, Elisha, Eliezer, Elhanan or Elimelech. with spelling אלי, an independent Hebrew name meaning "My God."

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