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[[File:Alecto_Carrow.JPG|thumb|left|100px|Alecto]]
 
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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> They would punish the students by using the [[Cruciatus Curse]] on people in detention.
   
 
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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*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''".
 
*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 shortnened version of the Cornish surname; "''Nancarrow''".
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*It is also possible that the surname was originally a shortened version of the Cornish surname; "''Nancarrow''".
   
 
==Notes and references ==
 
==Notes and references ==
 
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[[es:Familia Carrow]]
 
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[[fr:Famille Carrow]]
 
[[fr:Famille Carrow]]
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[[pl:Rodzina Carrow]]
 
[[Category:Wizard families]]
 
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Latest revision as of 13:41, January 10, 2016

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] They would punish the students by using the Cruciatus Curse on people in detention.

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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