Name Trivia

Happy Potter Name Trivia (aka J. K. Rowling is a Genius)

Did you know that Harry Potter’s owl, Hedwig, was named after St. Hedwig, the patron saint of orphaned children? Did you know that Sirius Black was named after the “Dog star” Sirius? His animagus is a dog, naturally. What about Professor McGonagall? Her first name is Minerva and Minerva is the Roman goddess of wisdom.

J. K. Rowling put careful thought into *everything* when writing these books, even the character names. That’s why we all fell in love with her stories.

If you like name trivia and happen to be a Harry Potter fan, here’s a great BuzzFeed article that talks about some of the clever naming tricks J. K. Rowling used in the books.

What’s your favorite Harry Potter name? I think mine is Hermione.

Happy naming ♥ Amanda

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I’ve been busy making letters. Here are some of my recent favorites – I love all the different colors and themes:   “BABY” is the perfect choice if you don’t know the name or if you want to reuse the letters in your nursery for more than one child.   At the end of a… Continue reading LetterLuxe Favorites