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

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.