Harry Potter Dog Names

Harry Potter has had a huge impact on readers and movie-goers of all ages. There are so many great characters, that it’s easy find something unique to name your pup in this list of Harry Potter dog names!

The Harry Potter series, written by J.K. Rowling, started in 1997 by telling the story of Harry Potter & his friends. Harry is a young wizard and student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

The initial series of 7 books has also expanded into other works that exist around Harry’s story within the Wizarding World created by Rowling.

These Harry Potter Dog Names include some names that are popular even outside of Harry Potter like Luna, and others that are very unique to Potter like Hermione or Hagrid. Check out this list to find the perfect name for your pup. It’s best to pick a name you’re happy to stick with and even yell across the dog park with pride!

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Most Popular Harry Potter Dog Names

  1. Luna – Luna Lovegood, Ravenclaw student, member of Dumbledore’s Army
  2. Bella – Bellatrix Lestrange, cousin of Sirius Black, Death Eater
  3. Dobby – Loyal house elf
  4. Ginny – Ginny Weasley, Gryffindor student, Quidditch Seeker and Chaser
  5. Hermione – Hermione Granger, one of Harry’s best friends & founder of Dumbledore’s Army
  6. Draco – Draco Malfoy, Slytherin student, Quidditch Seeker
  7. Hagrid – Rubeus Hagrid, half-giant keeper of keys and grounds at Hogwarts
  8. Harry or Potter – Harry Potter, main character of the series & student at Hogwarts
  9. Percy – Percy Weasley, Gryffindor prefect & head boy, Quidditch Keeper
  10. Neville – Neville Longbottom, Gryffindor student & member of Dumbledore’s Army

Male Harry Potter Dog Names

These names are taken from many of the male characters within the world of Harry Potter. They also include some pets & other male sounding names.

  • Alastor – Alastor (Mad-Eye) Moody, retired Auror, member of the Order of the Phoenix
  • Albus – Albus Dumbledore, Hogwarts Headmaster
  • Amos – Amos Diggory, works for Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures
  • Augustus – Augustus Rookwood, Death Eater & spy
  • Argus – Argus Filch, Squib caretaker of Hogwarts
  • Barty – Bartemius Couch Jr, Death Eater, facilitated the return of Lord Voldemort
  • Cormac – Cormac McLaggen, Gryffindor student in love with Hermione
  • Diggory – Cedric Diggory, Hufflepuff student, Quidditch Seeker and captain
  • Dirk – Dirk Cresswell, Muggle-born head of the Goblin Liaison Office
  • Dobby – Loyal house elf
  • Draco – Draco Malfoy, Slytherin student, Quidditch Seeker
  • Ernie – Ernie Macmillan, Hufflepuff student, member of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Errol – Owl belonging to the Weasley family
  • Fang – Hagrid’s boarhound
  • Fawkes – Dumbledore’s phoenix
  • Fudge – Cornelius Fudge, Minister for Magic
  • Graham – Graham Montague, Slytherin student who played Chaser
  • Greyback – Werewolf working for the Death Eaters
  • Griffindor / Gryff – A house of Hogwarts
  • Hagrid – Rubeus Hagrid, half-giant keeper of keys and grounds at Hogwarts
  • Harry – Harry Potter, main character of the series & student at Hogwarts
  • Hedwig – Harry Potter’s owl
  • Horace – Horace Slughorn – potions professor at Hogwarts & head of Slytherin House
  • Igor – Igor Karkaroff, reformed Death Eater, Headmaster of Durmstang
  • Kingsley – Kingsley Shacklebolt, Auror & Minister of Magic
  • Lucius – Lucius Malfoy, Draco’s father, Death-Eater
  • Ludo – Ludo Bagman, head of the Department of Magical Games and Sports
  • Lupin – Harry’s former teacher Remus Lupin, who is a werewolf
  • Malfoy – Surname of Harry’s arch-nemesis
  • Neville – Neville Longbottom, Gryffindor student & member of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Newt – Newt Scamander, Magizoologist & author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Norbert – Hagrid’s pet dragon
  • Padfoot – Sirius’ marauder name
  • Percy – Percy Weasley, Gryffindor prefect & head boy, Quidditch Keeper
  • Phineas – Phineas Nigellus Black, Sirius Black’s great-great grandfather
  • Potter – Main character Harry’s last name along with his parents James & Lily
  • Ravenclaw – Hogwarts House that values cleverness
  • Remus – Harry’s former teacher Remus Lupin, who is a werewolf
  • Riddle – Tom Riddle, Slytherin who became Lord Voldemort
  • Ronan – Centaur in the Forbidden Forest
  • Rufus – Rufus Scrimgeour, head of Auror Office, Minister of Magic
  • Salazar – Founder of the Slytherin House
  • Seamus – Seamus Finnigan, Irish Gryffindor student
  • Sirius – Sirius Black, Harry’s godfather who turns into a dog
  • Sturgis – Sturgis Podmore, member of the Order of the Phoenix, imprisoned in Azkaban
  • Walden – Walden Macnair, Committee of Disposal of Dangerous Creatures’ executioner, Death Eater
  • Wilkie – Wilkie Twycross, apparition instructor
  • Yaxley – a Death Eater
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Female Harry Potter Dog Names

These names are perfect for a female dog. Taken from various characters and animals from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

  • Arabella – Arabella Figg, member of the Order of the Phoenix
  • Aurora – Aurora Sinistra, professor & member of the Astronomy Department
  • Bell – Katie Bell, Gryffindor student one year about Harry Potter
  • Bellatrix / Bella – Bellatrix Lestrange, cousin of Sirius Black, Death Eater
  • Bones – Amelia Bones, header of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement
  • Charity – Charity Burbage, Professor of Muggle Studies
  • Emmeline – Emmeline Vance, member of the Order of the Phoenix
  • Fleur – Felur Delacour, French student who participated in the Triwizard Tournament
  • Fluffy – Hagrid’s 3-headed dog
  • Ginny – Ginny Weasley, Gryffindor student, Quidditch Seeker and Chaser
  • Griselda – Griselda Marchbanks, Govenor of the Wizarding Examinations Authority
  • Hermione – Hermione Granger, one of Harry’s best friends & founder of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Hufflepuff – house of Hogwarts known for integrity and work ethic
  • Irma – Irma Pince, Hogwarts librarian
  • Lavender – Lavender Brown, Gryffindor student, Rons’ first girlfriend
  • Lily – Lily Potter, Harry’s deceased mother
  • Luna – Luna Lovegood, Ravenclaw student, member of Dumbledore’s Army
  • Millicent / Millie – Millicent Bulstrode, Slytherin student
  • Minerva – Minerva McGonagall, Hogwarts Transfiguration professor
  • Molly – Molly Weasley, mother of the Weasley clan, Harry’s guardian
  • Muggle – term for people without wizarding abilities
  • Myrtle – Myrtle Warren, Ravenclaw student, haunted a girl’s bathroom
  • Nimbus – Manufacturer of Harry’s broomstick
  • Petunia – Petunia Dursley, Harry’s aunt
  • Pixie – small magical troublemaker
  • Poppy – Poppy Pomfrey, Hogwarts school nurse
  • Ravenclaw – Hogwarts House that values cleverness
  • Rita – Rita Skeeter, reporter for the Daily Prophet
  • Rose – Ron & Hermione’s daughter
  • Septima – Septima Vector, arithmancy professor at Hogwarts
  • Squib – term for someone born without magic into a wizarding family
  • Winky – Female house elf who worked in the Hogwarts kitchen

Looking for more name ideas? Try a dog name search or our list of nerdy dog names!

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