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Otto Obermeier

"We are very pleased that the Americans have returned our beloved mascot"
-- Otto Obermeier interviewed in the Daily Prophet, 9 June 2014

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Etymology

Otto is a Germanic name deriving from Audo or Odo, which comes from aud meaning "wealth, fortune" (Behind the Name).

Obermeier is a compound Germanic name (also Obermeyer) deriving from ober, obar "above" (someone who lived at the upper end of a village or on a hill) (Family Education) and meier, meyer "a tenant farmer" (originally a steward, bailiff or overseer) (Family Education).

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

Screenshots of the Daily Prophet's coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup: http://imgur.com/a/AXutv

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