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Although Joeri is certainly popular, the form Youri is even more popular in the Netherlands. The reverse applies to Belgium: there, Joeri is more popular than Youri. The statistics can be compared here:

- Joeri vs. Youri in Belgium in 2009:
• Joeri: http://www.names.be/jongensnamen.html?met=Joeri&sort=beldesc (in Dutch)
• Youri: http://www.names.be/jongensnamen.html?met=Youri&sort=beldesc (in Dutch)

- Joeri vs. Youri in the Netherlands in 2014:
• Joeri: https://www.meertens.knaw.nl/nvb/naam/is/Joeri (in Dutch)
• Youri: https://www.meertens.knaw.nl/nvb/naam/is/Youri (in Dutch)

Other Dutch spellings of the name include:

• starting with J-: Joerie, Joery, Jouri, Jourie, Joury
• starting with Y-: Yoeri, Yoerie, Yoery, Yourie, Youry

The pronunciation is always YOO-ree, no matter the spelling. [noted -ed]
Lucille  3/25/2020
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Dutch pronunciation is YOO-ree. [noted -ed]
X-Mar  2/18/2006

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