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Harry Potter Name Meanings
Can you name the Harry Potter characters based on the meaning of their names?
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This character’s first name is from the Greek for “earthly”. Also a character in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.
This character’s first name is a word describing someone who can look into the future.
This animal’s name comes from the Sanskrit for “snake” or “serpent”.
This character’s last name is a regional American English slang term for mosquito.
Last name literally means “to spring up and grow” – very appropriate for this character.
First name is the Latin word for “strict” or “severe”.
First name is from Greek mythology--the all-seeing man with 100 eyes on his body who is known for being a great watchman.
This name comes from the French for “flight of death”.
This character’s first name is Latin for “dragon” and last name comes from the French for “bad faith”.
The brightest star in the constellation Canis Major, the “dog star”, is this character’s first name.
This animal’s name is from the Old English for crooked legs.
Rowling chose this character’s last name because she saw it on a mailbox and liked it.
The Greek messenger of the gods (hint: this character is an animal).
First name is Latin for “white”. Last name is Old English for “bumblebee”. Suggests honor and a hardworking nature (“busy as a bee”)
This character’s name possibly comes from a giant in Greek mythology who is framed for murder and banished from Mount Olympus but is allowed to stay and take care of the animals.
First name is the Roman goddess of wisdom and war. Last name is from a celtic word meaning “the bravest”.
This character’s first name means “garbage” or “rubbish”.
This character’s first name means “protector of mankind”.
This name literally means “annoys” or “is annoying”
First name is from the Old English for “power of God” (hint: character died pre-series)
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