Popularity:12167
Origin:Russian
Meaning:the light of God
Yury is a baby boy name of Russian origin. Meaning “the light of God,” Yury or Yuri symbolizes hope and joy. If you’re a fan of the British royal family, you may also enjoy the name Yuri as a variation of the name George. Though Yury is not commonly heard across Windsor palace, the name has certainly made its way into several monarchies. Prince Yuri Dolgoruky of Kiev’s patron saint, Saint George is still recognized today in Moscow’s coat of arms. In the emblem, the saint is fighting a fiery, terrifying dragon, and looks both heroic and brave on his tall, groomed horse. Whether you adore the name George with a twist or want to highlight baby as the beacon they’ll be in everyone's lives, Yury might be the perfect fit.

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