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Meaning and name origin

Nuri \n(u)-ri\ as a boy's name is pronounced NOOR-ee. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Nuri is "light".


Nuri has 5 variant forms: Noor, Noori, Nur, Nuriel and Nuris.


Nuri is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nuri for boys. Nuri has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nuri name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Nuri is also pronounced similarly to Nuriya, Nuru and Nurya. Other suggested similar baby names are Guri, Juri, Ner, Nour and Yuri. Like Nuri, these names are not commonly used.