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Gore was the surname of a wizarding family. It is unknown if they were pure-blood, or had both magical and Muggle ancestry.

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Etymology

Gore is an English habitational surname taken from various places called Gore in England.[1] It derives from Old English gara, "a triangle-shaped piece of land," itself from gar, "spear," a reference to the shape of a spearhead.[1] Gore is also a French nickname for a lazy, gluttonous person, from Old French gore, "sow."[1]

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Gore" on Ancestry.com