Origin: Russian, Ukrainian, Japanese, Korean Meaning: farmer, earthworker; lily; glass Yuri is a male Russian name, a variant transcription Yuriy, which is the Russian and Ukrainian form of George, meaning "farmer, earthworker". ( Юрий ) Russian;  ( Юрій ) Ukrainian Yuri is also a Japanese female name meaning "lily" (百合).. Yuriko (百合子) is a variant of the … Continue reading Yuri


Origin: Greek, Latin, Breton, English Meaning: I've seen four different meanings for this name. The first is that it's a combination of Melissa (meaning bee) and Lora (meaning laurel); or Melinda or Melanie (black, dark) It could also be a variant of Meliora, from Latin Melior meaning "better" or "honey-maker" from a medieval French corruption … Continue reading Melora


Origin: English, Anglo-Saxon Meaning: an ancient place name variously recorded as Dubris, Dofras, and Doferum. The meaning is a bit tricky since there seems to be different thoughts on it. The most held belief is that the name came from Celtic origin, Dubra, meaning "waters" but there's also another claim that it means "port of the … Continue reading Dover