[ 2 syll. yu-ri, yur-i ] The baby girl name Yuri is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced in Russian as YUW-Riy †. Yuri's language of origin is Japanese and it is also predominantly used in Japanese.
Yuri is a shortening of the English and Spanish Yuridia.
Yuri is also a form of the Japanese Yuriko.
See also the related category japanese.
Yuri is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Yuri: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Yuri is Singer Yuri, born Yuridia Valenzuela Canseco January 6, 1964, Veracruz, Mexico.