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Harvey O'Brien was a Hufflepuff[3] student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 1990s. He competed in the school Wizard Skittles tournament during the 1996–1997 school year.

Etymology

The name "Harvey" comes from the Breton given name Haerviu, which meant "battle worthy", from haer "battle" and viu "worthy". This was the name of a 6th-century Breton hermit who is the patron saint of the blind. It was introduced to England by settlers from Brittany after the Norman conquest.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. He was at least in his first year at Hogwarts during the 1993–1994 school year.
  2. "World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling," South West News Service, 8 July 2000 - "Hogwarts just serves Britain and Ireland."
  3. 3.0 3.1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) (PS2 version)