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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. 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.
VariantsGeorgiy, Georgy, Yegor, Yuri, Yury(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, 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) 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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