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Gender: Male Origin of Hagrid: Literary name

The name Hagrid is a boy's name . Hagrid and is often added to lists like Names from Harry Potter and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rotating Sibling Sets".

From the experts:

Gentle giant Rubeus Hagrid is the groundskeeper at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter novels (probably after Hagrid Rubes, the equally kind ancient Greek mythological giant), but that's not the only reason this name could prove a playground liability.

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Pop Culture References for the name Hagrid

Hagrid Rubes, Greek mythological giant
Rubeus Hagrid, character in the Harry Potter series


NaomiNY Says:


Why not just use Rubeus as a name instead?

She's a Killer Queen Says:


No, please don't! And that is coming from a massive HP fan!

junebug3 Says:


Theodora_Phoenix I so agree! I love the character, but I would not call my child this name.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


LOL! I doubt anyone would use this. It is one of my favorite characters, though.