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?
  • James

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    James is one of the classic Anglo-Saxon names, a stalwart through the ages that is more popular -- and yes, stylish -- than ever today. It recently came out Number 1 in a poll of America's... Read More 

  • Kingsley

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    Kingsley is a sophisticated Harry Potter name that entered the US Top 1000 in 2013 and rose to greater heights in 2014, reaching #760. It is even more popular in England and Wales, where it ranks... Read More 

  • Lavender

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    Lavender lags far behind sweet-smelling purple-hued sister names Violet and Lilac, but is starting to get some enthusiastic attention from cutting-edge namers. It does have a history as a name,... Read More 

  • Lily

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    Lily is the most popular of the popular delicate century-old flower names now making a return, thanks to its many irresistible attributes: a cool elegance and a lovely sound, a symbol of purity... Read More 

  • Lucius

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    Lucius is an exotic old Roman clan name that has lots of religious and literary resonance, yet is still vital today. It was the name of three popes, appears in several Shakespeare plays, and, like... Read More 

  • Ludo

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  • Luna

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    This strong but shimmery moonstruck name has been growing in popularity, undoubtedly influenced by the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood and several high profile celebrity babies. It's... Read More 

  • Marjorie

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    Scottish Marjorie and her English twin Margery were early twentieth century favorites that date back to medieval times, when popular among the royals. They were at their height in the 1920s, when... Read More 

  • Millicent

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    Combining the mild and the innocent, this sweet and feminine name is worthy of a comeback, in the mode of Madeline and Cecilia. Its original, also attractive form is Melisende, which came from... Read More 

  • Minerva

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    Minerva is the long-neglected name of the Roman goddess of wisdom and invention, the arts and martial strength--which might appeal to adventurous feminist parents.

    Minerva Pott is a... Read More 

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