What does Yuri mean?
Yuri /yuri/ [2 sylls.] 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 32 more related forms via George: Egor, Geordi, Georg, Georgi, Giorgi, Goran, Gyuri, Igor, Jerzy, Jiri, Joeri, Joran, Jorck, Jordi▼, Jorg, Jorge▲, Joris, Jorn, Jory, Jurek, Jurgen, Jurian, Jurik, Sior, Siors, Yegor, Ygor, Yorgos, Yorick, Yorik, Yurik and Yuriy.
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), Jorge (#207), Uriah (#506), Jory and Jordi are the popular related forms of Yuri (not in Top 1000). Variants like Georg are seldom used. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.4306%), except for the form Jordi which has become less in vogue. 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)