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What does Uri mean?

Uri Pronunciation of Uri [uri] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Uri is "my light, my flame". Related to Uriel and Uriah.

Associated with: light (bright), flame (fire).

Variations

7 relations via Uriah: Uria, Urias, Urija, Urijah, Uriyah, Yuri and Yuria.

Creative forms:
(male) Uli, Urii, ..

(female) Uba, Usa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Uri Shalom (U.S.), ..

How popular is Uri?

Uri is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Uriel (#568 last year), Uriah (#578), Urijah (#882) and Yuri are the prominent related forms of Uri (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Urija, are uncommon. These relations of Uri reached the height of their popularity in 2009 (average #904) and are almost as common today (#1007, down 19%). Uriel is more familiar than the rest, although Uriah appears to be getting popular too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Uriah, Uriel, Urijah, Yuri in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Uri and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Uri is alike in pronunciation to Aaro, Ara, Ari, Arie, Ario, Arri, Arrio, Arry, Ary, Arye, Aryo, Eero, Eri, Erie, Ira, Oro, Orry, Yurii, Yuriy and Yury. Other suggested similar names are Bri, Udi and Umi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Uri.

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