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.
Yuri has 1 feminine form: Yuridiana.Kreatif forms: Yari, Yeri, Yiri. [more]
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)
George (#134 a year ago), Uriah (#506), Jordi and Jory are the popular related forms of Yuri (not in Top 1000). Other variants, like Joeri, are seldom used. These forms of Yuri were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (adoption of 0.34%), except for the form Jordi which has fallen out of style. Uriah is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation. Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the boy name Yuri and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
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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 similar baby 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.