Origin of the name UELI.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name UELI.
form of German Udalrich
(q.v.), meaning "noble ruler." Also spelled Uoli.
... The inarticulate objection was
instantly overruled by Ueli. "I know of a place up the
mountains," said he, "where he will be as good as
buried. I'll take him there at once." Still Frantz's
head moved objectingly. Ueli pursued with a certain
solemnity, "We must not spill the blood of any of God's creatures,
except in a case of absolute necessity, and here there's none such. (Macmillan's
Magazine, Masson, v.5, 1862)