The name Uri is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "my flame, my light". Uri and is often added to user-created lists like Old Testament Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".
From the experts:
This short but strong name, commonly heard in Israel, has a lot of crossover potential, and is among the most usable on the minuscule menu of U names.
The are two Uris in the Old Testament--the father of Bezalel, an artisan blessed with the skill to create the meeting tent and ark of the covenant for Moses, and the father of Geber, one of the twelve officials who provided nourishment for Solomon. Uri is a symbolic name for boys born on Hanukkah.