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Yuri

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<100
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yuri mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yuri

User Submitted Origins

Japanese
54%
Russian
26%
Korean
21%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Yuri means "'lily' in Japanese, but the name itself represents a personality being polite, gentle, and studious" and is of Japanese origin.
  2. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Yuri is of Japanese origin and means "Lily, the flower".
  3. A user from Canada says the name Yuri is of Japanese origin and means "Yuri, means a flower named Lily".
  4. 4 submissions from Massachusetts, U.S. agree the name Yuri means "Lily" and is of Japanese origin.
  5. A user from Serbia says the name Yuri is of Russian origin and means "Yuri is the Russian form of George, meaning farmer".
  6. According to a user from Tanzania, United Republic of, the name Yuri means "Russian for George, the Saint Patron of farmers, also meaning farmer in Greek".
  7. A submission from the United Arab Emirates says the name Yuri means "farmer" and is of Russian origin.
  8. A user from South Africa says the name Yuri is of Russian origin and means "The name Yuri means worker of the land (farmer)".
  9. A user from Bangladesh says the name Yuri means "Polite,Caring person".
  10. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yuri means "A gem or glass" and is of Korean origin.
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From Russian Ю́рий (Júrij, “George”).

  1. A Russian male given name from Russian (A transliteration of the Russian male given name Ю́рий (Júrij).)
  • From Japanese Yuri, from ゆり.
  • From Japanese Yūri, from ゆうり.
  1. A Japanese female given name from Japanese (A transliteration of the Japanese female given name ゆり or ゆうり.)

"Yuri" is a transliteration of several source forms, 由里, 由理, 由梨, 由利, 祐里, 友里, 友理, 悠里.

  1. A Japanese female given name from Japanese (A transliteration of the Japanese female given name ゆり or ゆうり.)

    Yuri was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Japanese, and Portuguese

    Notable Persons Named Yuri

    Notable Persons Named Yuri

    Yuri Gagarin

    Yuri Gagarin is a pilot (aeronautics). He holds the title Poyekhali! and First human spaceflight.

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    Yuri Andropov

    Yuri Andropov was a General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union, General Secretaryof theCentral Committeeof theCommunist Party of the Soviet Union, Chairmanof th. Yuri was born on June 15th, 1914 in Stanitsa Nagutskaya, Stavropol Governorate, Russian Empire. He passed away on February 9th, 1984.

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    Yuri Kochiyama

    Yuri Kochiyama was an activist. Yuri was given the name Mary Yuriko Nakahara on May 19th, 1921 in San Pedro, Los Angeles. She died on June 1st, 2014.

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    Yuri Lowenthal

    Yuri Lowenthal is a voice acting, writer, actor, and voice actor. He was most active from 1991 to present. Yuri was born on March 5th, 1971 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

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    Yuri

    Yuri is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Yuri was given the name Kwon Yu-ri on December 5th, 1989 in Goyang. Yuri is also known as Yuri.

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    Yuri Milner

    Yuri Milner is a businessman, venture capital, mail.ru, businessman (venture capitalist, and founder ofdigital sky technologies(dst global). Yuri was born on November 11th, 1961 in Soviet Union.

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    • Yuri Oganessian
    • Yuri Zhirkov
      Soccer Player
    • Yuri Lodygin
      Soccer Player
    • Yuri
      Singing
    • Yuri Foreman
      Boxer
    • Yuri Dolgorukiy
      Monarch
    • Yuri Malenchenko
      Fighter Pilot
    • Yuri Berchiche
      Soccer Player
    • Yuri Manin
      Scientist
    • Yuri Borisovich Levitan
    • Yuri Averbakh
      Chess Player
    • Yuri Matiyasevich
      Scientist
    • Yuri van Gelder
    • Yuri Knorozov
      Scientist

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Yuri

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Yuri

    Yuri

    Yuri is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Yuri was given the name Kwon Yu-ri on December 5th, 1989 in Goyang. Yuri is also known as Yuri.

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    Stéfano Yuri

    Stéfano Yuri is a soccer player for the Botafogo Futebol Clube (SP), Santos FC, Uberlândia Esporte Clube, and Clube Náutico Capibaribe. Stéfano was born on April 27th, 1994 in Vazante, Brazil.

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    Jung Yuri

    Jung Yuri is a k-pop, dance music, and contemporary r&b singing. They plays Vocals. They were most prominent from 2001 to present. Jung was born Jung Yuri on December 6th, 1984 in Incheon. Jung is also known as Yuri, AB, and AB; Jeong Yuri; Yuri.

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    Danielli Yuri

    Danielli was born in 1991.

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    Fun Facts about the name Yuri

  1. How Popular is the name Yuri? Yuri is the 3,977th most popular name of all time.
  2. How many people with the first name Yuri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,836 babies born with the first name Yuri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yuri to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Yuri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Yuri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yuri is Tuesday, September 2nd, 1879.
  5. What year had the most people named Yuri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yuri was in 2019 with a total of 118 babies.
  6. Random Yuri Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yuri is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name in 2017.
  7. Weird things about the name Yuri: The name spelled backwards is Iruy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Uriy. How do you pronounce that?
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