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

Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of GEORGE. This name was borne by Yuriy Dolgorukiy, a 12th-century Grand Prince of Kiev. The Soviet cosmonaut Yuriy (or Yuri) Gagarin (1934-1968), the first man to travel to space, was another famous bearer of this name.

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VariantsGeorgiy, Georgy, Yegor, Yuri, Yury(Russian) Heorhiy, Yuri(Ukrainian) Yuri, Yury(Belarusian)
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, Youri(Dutch) George, Geordie, Georgie(English) Georgo(Esperanto) Jüri, Georg(Estonian) Jyri, Yrjänä, Jyrki(Finnish) Georges, Youri(French) Joris(Frisian) Xurxo(Galician) Giorgi, Iuri, Gio, Goga, Gogi(Georgian) Georg, Jürgen, Jockel, Jörg(German) Georgios, Giorgos, Yiorgos, Yorgos(Greek) György, Gyuri(Hungarian) Georg(Icelandic) Seoirse(Irish) Giorgio, Gino, Giorgino(Italian) Georgijs, Georgs, Jurģis, Juris(Latvian) Jurgis(Lithuanian) Jürgen(Low German) Gjorgji, Gorgi(Macedonian) Geevarghese, Varghese(Malayalam) Ġorġ(Maltese) 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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