Will your baby baby be born during Hanukkah? Uri is a traditional, symbolic name for children born during the Festival of Lights—and is still quite common in Israel. Pronounced YOOR-ee or OO-ree, it’s a unisex name, but is most often used for boys. And though it’s an Old Testament name, the short length makes it feel particularly modern.
- Hebrew: My enlightenment
Illusionist Uri Geller, Author Uri Shulevitz