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Gender: M Meaning of Nuri: "light or my fire" Origin of Nuri: Arabic or Hebrew

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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Famous People Named Nuri

Nuri Pasha al-Said, 7th Prime Minister of Iraq
Nuri Şahin, Turkish 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

Pop Culture References for the name Nuri

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