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Gender Masculine
Scripts Юрий(Russian) Юрій(Ukrainian)
Pronounced Pron. YOO-ryee(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Russian and Ukrainian form of GEORGE. The Soviet cosmonaut Yuriy (or Yuri) Gagarin (1934-1968), the first man to travel to space, was a famous bearer of this name.
VariantsGeorgiy, Georgy, Yegor, Yuri(Russian) Yuri(Ukrainian)
DiminutivesYura(Russian) Yura(Ukrainian)
Other Languages & CulturesGjergj(Albanian) Georgios, Georgius(Ancient Greek) Gevorg, Kevork(Armenian) Gorka(Basque) Georgi, Genko, Geno(Bulgarian) Jordi(Catalan) Jory(Cornish) Đuro, Juraj, Đurađ, Jure, Jurica, Juro(Croatian) Jiří(Czech) Georg, Jørgen(Danish) Joeri, Joris, Jurgen, Jurriaan, Sjors(Dutch) George, Geordie, Georgie(English) Georgo(Esperanto) Georg(Estonian) Jyri, Yrjänä, Jyrki(Finnish) Georges(French) Joris(Frisian) Xurxo(Galician) Giorgi, Iuri, Goga, Gogi(Georgian) Georg, Jockel, Jörg(German) Georgios, Giorgos, Yiorgos, Yorgos(Greek) György, Gyuri(Hungarian) Georg(Icelandic) Seoirse(Irish) Giorgio, Gino, Giorgino(Italian) Georgijs, Georgs, Juris(Latvian) Jurgis(Lithuanian) Jürgen(Low German) Gjorgji, Gorgi(Macedonian) Geevarghese, Varghese(Malayalam) Jurian(Medieval Low German) Yrian(Medieval Scandinavian) Georg, Gøran, Jørgen, Ørjan(Norwegian) Jerzy, Jurek(Polish) Jorge, Jorginho(Portuguese) Gheorghe, George, Ghiță(Romanian) Deòrsa, Seòras(Scottish) Djordje, Djuro, Đorđe, Đuro, Djuradj, Đurađ(Serbian) Juraj(Slovak) Jurij, Jure, Jurica(Slovene) Jurij(Sorbian) Jorge(Spanish) Georg, Göran, Jörgen, Örjan(Swedish) Siôr, Siors, Siorus(Welsh)

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