Yuri is a baby boy name of Russian origin meaning “farmer”. This name is commonly associated with the Greek name George and is found in Hebrew, Japanese, and Korean cultures. However, if you journey through space and time, the name Yuri is actually famous because of Yuri Gagarin. Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was the first human to successfully travel to outer space in April 1961 and has been praised ever since. With a name like Yuri, baby’s only limit will be the stars.
Famous People Named Yuri
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- Yuri GagarinAstronaut
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