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Olive Hornby

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The Harry Potter Canon

Hogwarts student, early 1940s
Teased Myrtle about her glasses, but regretted it later when Myrtle was killed and came back to haunt her (CS16).


Brother, identified only as Mr. Hornby. Brother of Olive. Myrtle haunted his wedding back in the 1940s (GF25).

Olive Hornby
Gender Female
Birthday fl. 1930s
Species / Race Witch
School Hogwarts - Student
Profession Student
First Introduced CS16



The first name, Olive, could refer to the "olive branch," a symbol of peace from the early 13th century. "Olive" is from Old French ("olive"), Latin ("oliva"), and Greek ("elaia")

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