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What does Yuri mean?

Yuri \yu-ri\ as a boys' name is pronounced YER-ee. It is of Russian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Yuri is "farmer". Variant of George (Latin) "farmer".


Yuri has 2 variants: Yurii and Yury.

For more on this name, see also related boy names Yorick, Juri and Uriah.

Yuri has 34 more related forms via George: Egor, Georas, Geordi, Geordie, Georg, Georges, Georgi, Georgie, Georgio, Georgios, Georgiy, Georgy, Gheorghe, Giorgi, Giorgio, Giorgios, Giorgius, Goran, Gyorgy, Gyuri, Igor, Jerzy, Jiri, Joran, Jorgan, Jorge, Jorgen, Jurek, Jurgen, Jurik, Ygor, Yorick, Yorik and Yurik.

Yuri has 1 feminine form: Yuridiana.


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), Jorge (#207) and Uriah (#506) are the popular related forms of Yuri (#unlisted). These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.7177%). Uriah (#506) and Jorge (#207) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Yuri and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of George, Jorge, Uriah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yuri is pronounced similarly to Ari, Arri, Eri, Uri and Yuria. Other recommended similar baby names are Guri and Nuri. Like Yuri, these names are not frequently used.