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Devlin Whitehorn

Commentary

Etymology

Devlin is derived from the Irish surname Ó Doibhilin, meaning "descendant of Doibhilin", a given name possibly derived from dobhail ("unlucky") (Behind the Name).

Whitehorn derives from the Olde English place name hwit "white" with aern "a house". It can also come from an occupational name for a worker in horn - Olde English hwit "fair or splendid" and "horn", the material (Internet Surname Database).

Notes

Lexicon list of Broom Manufacturers

From the Web

Pottermore feature: Broomsticks

Harry Potter Wiki: Devlin Whitehorn

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