Bible Names A-G
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/.
with spelling אלי, an abbreviation of Elijah, Elisha, Eliezer,
Elhanan or Elimelech.
with spelling אלי, an independent Hebrew name meaning "My
Eli in Wikipedia
(Hebrew: עֵלִי, Modern ʻEli Tiberian ʻĒlÓ, "Ascent"; Greek: Ηλι;
Latin: Heli) was, according to the Books of Samuel, a Jewish
High Priest of Shiloh, and one of the last Israelite Judges
before the rule of kings in ancient Israel...