Origin of the name HERMELI.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HERMELI.
The same as Swiss Herma
(q.v.), a feminine form of German Hermann
(q.v.), meaning "army man, warrior." (History of Christian
Names, Yonge, 1884)
Tuesday, 18.—I read over that
surprising book, "The life of Mr. William Lilly." If he
believed himself, as he really seems to have done, was ever man so
deluded? Persuaded that Hermeli, the Queen of the Fairies, Micol
Regina Pygmæorum, and their fellows, were good angels! How
amazing is this! And is it not still more amazing that some of the
greatest and most sensible men in the nation should not only not scruple
to employ him, but be his fast friends upon all occasions? (The Works
of the Reverend John Wesley, 1840)