Is your favourite character’s name on this list? Here’s who we think have the most magically unusual names in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Sorcerer’s Stone for our US readers).
Headmaster of Hogwarts
Keeper of Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts
Author of A Beginners’ Guide to Transfiguration. A book first- years need at Hogwarts
Head of Gryffindor house and Transfiguration teacher at Hogwarts
Head of Slytherin house and Potions teacher at Hogwarts
Author of A History of Magic. A book first-years need at Hogwarts
A Slytherin student who dislikes Harry, Ron and Hermione
Author of Magical Drafts and Potions. A book first-years need at Hogwarts
The Hogwarts caretaker, who has a cat called Mrs Norris
Author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. A book first- years need at Hogwarts
Now you’ve read some of the most weird and wonderful names you can find in the first Harry Potter book, how about discovering a wizarding name of your own?
Click here for Bloomsbury’s Harry Potter Name Generator! Simply put your real name into the online form, and it’ll make your witch or wizard name for you. And once you’ve got one, share your name with friends and family!
Illustration by Jim Kay © Bloomsbury Publishing Plc