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'''Carrow''' is the surname of a [[pure-blood]]<ref name="pottermore" /> wizarding family. Alecto once viciously slashed the face of [[Neville Longbottom]] when he asked her how much Muggle blood she had, outraged by the anti-Muggle propaganda she taught as professor of [[Muggle Studies]] during the [[1997–1998 school year]], when [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] was in control of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>
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'''Carrow''' is the surname of a [[pure-blood]]<ref name="pottermore" /> wizarding family, and one of the [[Sacred Twenty-Eight]]. Alecto once viciously slashed the face of [[Neville Longbottom]] when he asked her how much Muggle blood she had, outraged by the anti-Muggle propaganda she taught as professor of [[Muggle Studies]] during the [[1997–1998 school year]], when [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] was in control of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>
   
 
Whether twin [[Slytherin]] students [[Flora Carrow|Flora]] and [[Hestia Carrow]] are part of this family is unknown.
 
Whether twin [[Slytherin]] students [[Flora Carrow|Flora]] and [[Hestia Carrow]] are part of this family is unknown.
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*[[Hestia Carrow]] — a student at Hogwarts in the 1990s and member of the Slug Club<ref name="SS"/>
 
*[[Hestia Carrow]] — a student at Hogwarts in the 1990s and member of the Slug Club<ref name="SS"/>
   
==Notes and references==
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==Etymology==
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*In English, the word; "''Carrow''", can refer to two places. "''Carrow''" in Norfolk, or "''Carraw''" in Northumberland. The first is assumed to have its name derived from the Old English word "''carr''", meaning "''rock''", and a word of Celtic origin; "''hoh''", meaning "''spur of a hill''". While the second appears to have been named either after the plural of the Old English word "''carr''", or after a mixture of a form of "''carr''", and another Old English word; "''raw''", meaning "''row''".
   
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*It is also possible, that the surname was originally a shortened version of the Cornish surname; "''Nancarrow''".
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==Notes and references ==
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[[es:Familia Carrow]]
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[[ru:Кэрроу]]
 
[[fr:Famille Carrow]]
 
[[fr:Famille Carrow]]
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[[pl:Rodzina Carrow]]
 
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[[Category:Pure-blood families]]

Latest revision as of 20:40, December 18, 2013

Carrow twins - Flora and Hestia Carrow
Carrow family
Family heritage
Blood status

Pure-blood[1]

Notable family members
Status

Extant

Affiliation
House(s)

Slytherin

Loyalty

Death Eaters

Alecto Carrow

Alecto

Death Eater-Amycus Carrow-01

Amycus

Carrow is the surname of a pure-blood[1] wizarding family, and one of the Sacred Twenty-Eight. Alecto once viciously slashed the face of Neville Longbottom when he asked her how much Muggle blood she had, outraged by the anti-Muggle propaganda she taught as professor of Muggle Studies during the 1997–1998 school year, when Lord Voldemort was in control of the Ministry of Magic.[2]

Whether twin Slytherin students Flora and Hestia Carrow are part of this family is unknown.

Possible Family MembersEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • In English, the word; "Carrow", can refer to two places. "Carrow" in Norfolk, or "Carraw" in Northumberland. The first is assumed to have its name derived from the Old English word "carr", meaning "rock", and a word of Celtic origin; "hoh", meaning "spur of a hill". While the second appears to have been named either after the plural of the Old English word "carr", or after a mixture of a form of "carr", and another Old English word; "raw", meaning "row".
  • It is also possible, that the surname was originally a shortened version of the Cornish surname; "Nancarrow".

Notes and references Edit

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