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Hector Lamont

Hector Lamont

Hector Lamont was the Seeker for the 1990 Quidditch World Cup team from Scotland, who blamed his father Stubby Lamont for his failure to catch the Snitch during the final match against Canada (Pm).

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Etymology

The name Hector comes from the Latin form of Greek ‘Εκτωρ (Hektor), meaning "holding fast". In Greek legend, Hector was a Trojan champion (Behind the Name).
Lamont is a medieval surname of Scottish origin, derived from the pre-Seventh Century Old Norse name Logmathr (from log meaning "law" and mathr (mann) meaning "man") (Internet Surname Database).

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Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore: History of the Quidditch World Cup

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