Juraj is a given name used in a number of languages in various forms. The variants used in Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe may be derived from a Slavonic similar to the Russian word юркий (yurkiy) meaning nimble, quick, handy. Pronounced "yuwh-rie" or "yuwh-rai". The English equivalent of the name is George.
Juraj Majdan (born August 20, 1991) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player currently playing for HC Košice of the Slovak Extraliga.
Juraj Halaj is a Slovak professional ice hockey player who played with HC Slovan Bratislava in the Slovak Extraliga.
Juraj Valčuha (born 1976, Bratislava) is a Slovak conductor.
Juraj Njavro (2 July 1938 – 15 September 2008) was a Croatian medical doctor and politician.
Juraj Hajduch (born 11 February 1993 in Slovakia) is a professional footballer and a national of Slovakia.