Gender: Male Origin of Hagrid: Literary name

Hagrid Origin and Meaning

The name Hagrid is a boy's name .

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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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.