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==Family Members==
 
==Family Members==
*[[Olive Hornby]] — a [[Wizardkind|witch]] who attended [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in the [[1940s]]
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*[[Olive Hornby]] — a [[Wizardkind|witch]] who attended [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in the [[1940s]].
*[[Olive Hornby's brother|Hornby]] — Olive's brother
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*[[Olive Hornby's brother|Hornby]] — Olive's brother.
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The surname Hornby comes from the name of several places in northern England, which derive from a combination of the Old Norse given name ''Horni'', meaning "horn", and the Old Norse word ''býr'', meaning either "farm" or "settlement."<ref>"[http://www.ancestry.com/facts/Hornby-family-history-sct.ashx Hornby]" on Ancestry.com</ref>
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The surname Hornby comes from the name of several places in northern England, which derive from a combination of the Old Norse given name ''Horni'', meaning "horn", and the Old Norse word ''býr'', meaning either "farm" or "settlement".<ref>"[http://www.ancestry.com/facts/Hornby-family-history-sct.ashx Hornby]" on Ancestry.com</ref>
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

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Hornby was the surname of a family with at least one magical member.

Family Members

Etymology

The surname Hornby comes from the name of several places in northern England, which derive from a combination of the Old Norse given name Horni, meaning "horn", and the Old Norse word býr, meaning either "farm" or "settlement".[1]

Notes and references

  1. "Hornby" on Ancestry.com

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