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The secret meanings behind Harry Potter character names

Digital Spy (UK) Logo By Rosie Fletcher of Digital Spy (UK) | Slide 1 of 18: JK Rowling is a clever blighter and the deeper into Harry Potter lore we delve, the more it becomes apparent that nothing within the Wizarding World is pure accident – least of all the names of the characters. Here are the meanings behind the names of your favourites.

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JK Rowling is a clever blighter and the deeper into Harry Potter lore we delve, the more it becomes apparent that nothing within the Wizarding World is pure accident – least of all the names of the characters. Here are the meanings behind the names of your favourites.
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