User comments for Eli (2)

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Pronounced like "EH-lee".
― Anonymous User  4/3/2011
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Love Eli! (: It's adorable as I don't know what. Sweet sweet! (:
--allison--  4/14/2010
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I've always liked this name, but it sounds very young to me. I'd probably use Elijah and Eli as a nickname, even though I prefer the open-ended meaning of "my God." It's very specific yet open to interpretation, especially as an agnostic.
MoonAgeDaydreamer  3/15/2009
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Eli is also a common female Scandinavian name, pronounced something like EH-lee.
― Anonymous User  2/6/2008
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Pronounced eh-lee, elly.
Miss Claire  7/29/2006
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Eli means "my God" in Latin. Also Eli Eli lama sabacthani means "My God, my God why hast thou forsaken me".
bradwinterton  3/15/2005
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Sorry Brad, not in Latin but in Hebrew. And the second sentence is in Aramaic.
Miss Claire  5/23/2005
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This name is pronounced ely in Hebrew.
Miss Claire  12/5/2004

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