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This name is pronounced ely in Hebrew.
-- Miss Claire  12/5/2004
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
Sorry Brad, not in Latin but in Hebrew. And the second sentence is in Aramaic.
-- Miss Claire  5/23/2005
Pronounced eh-lee, elly.
-- Miss Claire  7/29/2006
Eli is also a common female Scandinavian name, pronounced something like EH-lee.
-- Anonymous User  2/6/2008
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
Love Eli! (: It's adorable as I don't know what. Sweet sweet! (:
-- --allison--  4/14/2010
Pronounced like "EH-lee".
-- Anonymous User  4/3/2011

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