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Nuri

Heart
Arabic or Hebrew
"light or my fire"

Nuri Origin and Meaning

The name Nuri is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "light or my fire".
A name used in the Middle East but that could easily work in the US. As a girls' name, Nuri can also be a short form of Nuria.
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Lists containing Nuri

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Famous People Named Nuri

  • Nuri Pasha alSaid, 7th Prime Minister of Iraq
  • Nuri ŞahinTurkish footballer
  • Nuri Badran (born 1943)Iraqi Minister of the Interior
  • Nuri Berköz (1889–1975)Azerbaijani general
  • Nuri Boytorun (1908–1988)Turkish Olympic wrestler
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan (born 1959)Turkish filmmaker
  • Nuri Demirağ (1886–1957)Turkish industrialist
  • Nuri Killigil (1881–1949)general in the Ottoman army
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