What does Yuri mean?
Yuri [yuri] as a boys' name is pronounced YER-ee. It is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Yuri is "farmer". Variant of George.
1 feminine form: Yuridiana.Creative forms:
(male) Yeri, Yuro, ..
(female) Yura, Yuro, .. Middle name pairings:
Yuri Leighton (Y.L.), ..
How popular is Yuri?
Yuri is an unusual first name for males. Yuri is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Yuri entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #1793 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. George (#136 a year ago), Uriah (#578), Jordi (#1175) and Jory are the popular related forms of Yuri. Other variants, like Joeri, are seldom used. These forms of Yuri reached the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 4.35%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.19%, down 96%), with the form George going out of style. Uriah is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.
Yuri is pronounced similarly to Aaro, Ara, Ari▲, Arie, Ario, Arri, Arrio, Arry, Ary, Eero, Eri, Erie, Ira▼, Oro, Orry, Uri, Uria and Yuria. Other recommended names are Bari, Bri, Ceri, Deri, Ezri, Feri, Gari, Guri, Hari, Imri, Jori, Kari, Kori, Mori, Nuri, Omri, York, Yule and Yusif. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yuri.See names in meaning and etymology.