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Magic on the mind? Try these Harry Potter pet names!

By Kara Bednarik

Harry Potter Pet Names

Whether you’re an avid fantasy reader or not, there’s no doubt that you’ve heard the name Harry Potter sometime in your life. For some, the books and movies are a lifestyle, so much so that their pets get the honor of being named after their favorite character. Snuggle into your favorite reading chair and check out our list of potential pet names from the Harry Potter series.

*Note that some of the characters overlap groups but are only named once (we’ve read the books 😉).

The Chosen One:


  • Harry Potter

The Hogwarts Founders:


  • Godric Gryffindor
  • Salazar Slytherin
  • Rowena Ravenclaw
  • Helga Hufflepuff

The Students:


  • Cho Chang
  • Colin Creevey
  • Seamus Finnegan
  • Hermione Granger
  • Neville Longbottom
  • Luna Lovegood
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Dean Thomas
  • Ginny Weasley
  • Ron Weasley

The Triwizard Contestants:


  • Fleur Delacour
  • Cedric Diggory
  • Viktor Krum

The Professors:


  • Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
  • Minerva McGonagall
  • Severus Snape
  • Remus Lupin
  • Gilderoy Lockhart
  • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Alastor Moody aka Mad Eye Moody

The Marauders:


  • Mooney
  • Wormtail
  • Padfoot
  • Prongs

The Order of the Phoenix:


  • Sirius Black
  • Aberforth Dumbledore
  • Frank & Alice Longbottom
  • James & Lily Potter
  • Kingsley Shacklebolt
  • Nymphadora Tonks
  • Fred Weasley
  • George Weasley
  • Arthur & Molly Weasley

The House Elves:


  • Dobby
  • Kreature
  • Winky

The Ghosts:


  • Moaning Myrtle
  • Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington
  • The Fat Friar
  • The Bloody Baron
  • The Grey Lady 
  • Peeves (technically a poltergeist, but you know what we mean

The Muggles:


  • Vernon & Petunia Dursley
  • Dudley Dursley

The Squibs:


  • Arabella Figg
  • Argus Filch

The Bad Guys:


  • Barty Crouch Jr.
  • Fenrir Greyback
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Peter Pettigrew
  • Quirinus Quirrell
  • Tom Riddle aka Lord Voldemort
  • Dolores Umbridge
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