Harry Potter Names

Since the release of the mega-hit Harry Potter series, muggles everywhere have been interested in the magical and mystifying names within J.K. Rowling's wizard world. Here's a list of the most notable and enchanted names of Harry Potter. Which one casts a spell on you?
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  • Cuthbert

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    Playground poison and unlikely to ever be anything but, despite being attached to a famous saint. In World War I it was used as a slang term in Scotland for a man who evaded military service..  Read More 

  • Dean

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    Dean may sound to some like a retro surfer boy name, yet there were more than 1,200 babies named Dean last year. For decades it was associated with Dean (born Dino) Martin; more recent representati... Read More 

  • Dirk

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    Both Dirk and cousin Kirk are taking an extended break from maternity wards.  Read More 

  • Draco

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    For as long as we all shall live, Harry Potter's sneering nemesis.  Read More 

  • Dudley

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    It's easy to love a name that rhymes with "cuddly" and is also attached to the surname Do-Right -- once you ignore the "dud" connection. Dudley has aristocratic roots--the name was originally fam... Read More 

  • Fabian

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    Fabian is the ancient name of a saint and pope that also has Shakespearean cred as Olivia's servant in Twelfth Night and more recently made an appearance in Harry Potter . In the US Fabian became b... Read More 

  • Fleur

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    Fleur is a generic, delicate flower name that emigrated into the English-speaking world when John Galsworthy bestowed it on one of the Forsytes in his celebrated saga. More recently, there was Fle... Read More 

  • Fred

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    Where have all the Freds gone? We haven't seen many since the days of Flintstone and Munster. But it could be time for a comeback--if you think more of the sophistication of Fred Astaire, and of ... Read More 

  • Garrick

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    A rarely used last-name-first-name, never as popular as cousins Garrett or Derek.  Read More 

  • Gellert

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