Harry Potter Baby Names

If you loved the Boy Who Lived, then be inspired by today’s baby name list – they’re all from the characters from the Harry Potter world! These names are perfect if you want to inject a little magic into your baby name choices and also pay homage to a great book series.


A short form of Alfred and Frederick, now given as a first name in its own right.


Fleur comes from the French word for ‘flower.’


Ginny is an English name and most likely a diminutive of the name Virginia.


St George is the patron saint of England, and is well known from the legend of St George and the dragon. Popularity was bolstered in the 18th century when George I became King of England.


Harry originated as a pet form of Henry, but has long since been a name in its own right. Since the publica- tion of J.K. Rowling’s rst Harry Potter book in 1997, the name has grown in popularity.


In Greek mythology, Hermione was the daughter of Helen of Troy and Menelaus, King of Sparta.


The name Luna comes from the Latin word for the moon.


Molly first came about as a pet form of the name Mary and was coined in the 18th century. It is now a name in its own right.


Neville is an French name that means ‘new town.’ It is more commonly found in Britain than anywhere else in the world.


Ronald is predominantly found in Scotland, especially in the form Ranald. The name is of Norse origin and was brought over by raiding Vikings.