Yuri

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Gender: M Pronunciation: YOOR-ee Origin of Yuri: Russian variation of George

Common Russian name familiarized here via cosmonaut Yury Gagarin and a character in Dr. Zhivago, but we don't see it ever gaining permanent resident status.

Famous People Named Yuri

Yuri I Vladimirovich aka Yuri Dolgorukiy, Grand Prince of Kiev
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut, first man in space
Yuri Pleskun, Russian-American male model
Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov, Soviet leader and ambassador to Hungary
Yuri Lowenthal, American actor
Yuri Valentinovich Zhirkov, Russian footballer
Yuri Borisovich Milner, Russian investor and physicist
Yuri Fyodorovich Orlov, Russian physicist
Yuri Sergeyevich Kasparov, Russian composer
Yuri Yuryevich Larionov, Russian pair skater
Yuri Kwon, South Korean female singer of group Girls' Generation
Yuri Kochiyama, American female activist

Pop Culture References for the name Yuri

Yuri Lowell, character in the Japanese video game Tales of Vesperia
Yuri Cosmos, character in video game Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies
Yuri Plisetsky and Yuri Katsuki, teenage figure skaters and rivals in anime Yuri!!! on ice
Yuri, a term in manga used for lesbian romance

Yorii, Yura, Yore, Yurick, Yurochka, Yurii, Yury

Yuri's International Variations

Juri (Polish)