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Still, waiting for your Hogwarts acceptance letter? (Us, too.) Hey, maybe your baby will have better luck.
Here, are 17 Harry Potter-Inspired Baby Names that are perfect for your little witch or wizard.
Aka Madame Pomfrey, the school nurse at Hogwarts.
Named after a Gryffindor student (and also the Old English word for “valley”).
Try this Dobby toy for your young one!
As in, Harry’s mom’s mum.
This witch from the Ministry of Magic was known for being fair and just.
Adorable for a boy or girl.
Means “flower” in French
For a kind and curious fellow (like Mr. Weasley himself).
Will probably be ridiculously clever.
Strong (just like Harry’s dad).
Part of Dumbledore’s Army.
If your baby girl has even half of Professor McGonagall’s wisdom, she’ll be the smartest muggle around.
Short for Ronald.
The name of Hogwarts’ quirkiest professor.
For a wise, old soul.
Named after Cedric Diggory’s dad.
Grande, Dumbledore, whatever.
So, which Harry Potter character would you name your baby after?