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What does Yuri mean?

Yuri Pronunciation of 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. Also form of Juri. Also form of Uriah.

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, farmer


VARIANTS Yurii, Yury


RELATED FORMS VIA GEORGE Gyuri, Jiri, Joeri, Jordi, Jorg, Joris, Jorn, Jory, Jurek, Jurian, Jurik, Ygor, Yorick, Yorik, Yurik, Yuriy




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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, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yuri name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yuri outside U.S.

Which version is better?

George (#125 A YEAR AGO), Uriah (#547), Jordi (#1437) 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 0.21%, DOWN 95%), with the form George going out of style. Uriah is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yuri, George, Jordi, Jory, Uriah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of George outside U.S.

Similar Names

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 sound-alike 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.

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