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

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Etymology

Hobday is an English surname chiefly found in the West Midlands.[1] It derives from Hob, a medieval short form of the male given name Robert, combined with the Middle English word day, meaning "servant."[1][2]" The full meaning of the surname could thus be interpreted as either "Hob the servant" or "servant of Hob."[1]

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Hobday" on Ancestry.com
  2. "Hob" on Behind the Name

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