[ syll. u-rim, ur-im ] The baby boy name Urim is pronounced YERIHM †. Urim's language of origin is Hebrew, and it is used mainly in the English and German languages. It is a biblical name derived from the element uri meaning 'light, fire'. The name is known from Urim and Thummim, translated as "lights and perfections" or "revelation and truth", a divination process used by Israelites in revealing the will of God on a contested point of view; it was mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible when Joshua stood before Eleazar.
Urim is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† approx pronunciation for Urim: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"