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Mervyn Fenwick

"Fenwick had been awake and alert...."
-- Finbar Quigley to the Daily Prophet (DP2)

Commentary

Etymology

Mervyn (Merfyn) is a Welsh boy's name of uncertain meaning, which can also be used as a surname (Behind the Name). Merfyn Frych was King of Gwynedd during the Ninth Century (Wikipedia).

Fenwick is a surname from the English-Scottish borders area and derives from fen "marshland, water meadow" and pre 7th Century English wic "dwelling place, dairy farm, landing place (Internet Surname Database).

Notes

Lexicon list of Keepers

Although the date printed on the second Daily Prophet Newsletter (DP2) is 8 February 1999, the timeframe for this event is 1992-1993.

From the Web

Writing by J K Rowling on Pottermore: The Daily Prophet

Pottermore features:

Harry Potter Wiki: Mervyn Fenwick

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