YURIY
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Юрий (Russian), Юрій (Ukrainian)
PRONOUNCED: YOO-ree (Russian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Russian and Ukrainian form of GEORGE. The Soviet cosmonaut Yuriy (or Yuri) Gagarin, the first man to travel to space, was a famous bearer of this name.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Georgiy, Georgy, Yuri, Yegor (Russian), Yuri (Ukrainian)
DIMINUTIVES: Yura (Russian), Yura (Ukrainian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Gjergj (Albanian), Georgios, Georgius (Ancient Greek), Gevorg, Kevork (Armenian), Gorka (Basque), Georgi (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, Jyrki, Yrjänä (Finnish), Georges (French), Joris (Frisian), Xurxo (Galician), Giorgi, Iuri, Goga (Georgian), Georg, Jörg (German), Georgios, Giorgos, Yiorgos, Yorgos (Greek), György, Gyuri (Hungarian), Seoirse (Irish), Giorgio, Gino, Giorgino (Italian), Georgijs, Georgs, Juris (Latvian), Jurgis (Lithuanian), Jürgen (Low German), Gjorgji, Gorgi (Macedonian), Geevarghese, Varghese (Malayalam), Jurian (Medieval German), Yrian (Medieval Scandinavian), Georg, Gøran, Jørgen, Ørjan (Norwegian), Jerzy, Jurek (Polish), Jorge, Jorginho (Portuguese), Gheorghe, George (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)