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?
  • Molly

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    One nickname name that can be considered a classic: Molly has been used as a stand-alone pet form of Mary since the Middle Ages, and has been consistently popular as an independent name in the... Read More 

  • Myrtle

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Long in our category of so-far-out-it-will-always-be-out category, seen as a gum-cracking 1940's telephone operator, we think maybe it's time to reassess Myrtle, and look at is as a nature name, a... Read More 

  • Narcissa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This Greek flower and mythological choice doesn't make it into the pantheon of possibilities because of its association with narcissism. Read More 

  • Neville

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    More often used in Britain than here, where most names ending in ville fall into the unthinkable class, this might make an exception via fans of the musical Neville Brothers.

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  • Newt

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Rarely used on its own and irrevocably tied to former House Speaker Gingrich -- who was christened Newton. Read More 

  • Nicolas

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Nicolas is the French and Spanish form, or streamlined spelling, of Nicholas, popularized by actor Nicolas Cage. Enough parents have preferred this version to bring it to Number 202.Read More 

  • Oliver

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Oliver, now the Number 1 name in England, Australia and New Zealand, only entered the Top 100 in the U.S. for the first time in 2009, but has already jumped to Number 19. Why? Because Oliver is... Read More 

  • Olympe

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  • Orion

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Orion is a rising star, with both mythical and celestial overtones. Heard sporadically in the late nineteenth century, it burst on the scene in full force in 1994 and has been shooting upwards... Read More 

  • Pansy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Pansy is an early floral name that lost credibility when it became a derogatory slang term for gays. Better these days: Posy or Poppy.Read More 

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