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Fenwick was a surname belonging to a British wizarding family. There was also one known Muggle with the surname Fenwick, but whether he was related to the wizarding family of the same name is unknown.

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Etymology

Fenwick is an English and Scottish habatational surname derived from the name of any of several villages (two in Northumberland, one in West Yorkshire, and one in Ayrshire, Scotland), from Old English fenn, "marsh," and wic, "dairy farm."[3][4]

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 See this image of a prop used in the films on display as part of Harry Potter: The Exhibition.
  2. Daily Prophet Newsletters, Issue 2 (see this entry on the Harry Potter Lexicon)
  3. "Fenwick" on Ancestry.com
  4. "Fenwick" on The Internet Surname Database

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