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*[[E. Lima]] — a competitor in [[duelling]] competitions
*[[E. Lima]] — a wizarding [[duelling|duellist]]
*[[Eduardo Lima (in-universe)|Eduardo Lima]] — a wizard whom the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] kept tabs on during the [[Fall of the Ministry of Magic|Death Eater regime]]
*[[Eduardo Lima Filho]] — a [[Ministry of Magic]] employee
*[[Eduardus Lima]] — a reporter for the ''[[Daily Prophet]]''
*[[Edwardus Lima]] — author of ''[[The Monster Book of Monsters]]''
*[[Edwardus Lima]] — author of ''[[The Monster Book of Monsters]]''
*[[Mina Lima]] — a [[wizardkind|witch]] mentioned in an issue of the ''[[Quibbler]]''
*[[Mina Lima]] — a [[wizardkind|witch]] mentioned in an issue of the ''[[Quibbler]]''

Latest revision as of 10:54, February 26, 2014

Lima family
Family heritage
Blood status

Wizarding family of unknown degree

Notable family members

Lima is the surname of a wizarding family. It is unknown if they are pure-blood, or have both Muggle and magical heritage.

Known family membersEdit


Lima is a Portuguese habitational surname for a person who lives along the Limia River (called Lima in Portuguese), which runs through Spain into Portugal, and was believed by the ancient Romans to be the mythical Lethe.[1][2] As a Spanish surname, Lima is of uncertain origin, but may derive from lima, "file."[1]

Lima is also the capital city of Peru. Its name derives from limaq ("talker" in coastal Quechua), an oracle that was located in the city's area from some point before the 15th century, and was eventually destroyed by the Spanish.[3]

The surname's multiple uses in the Harry Potter films are a tribute to Eduardo Lima, a graphic artist who worked on every film from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban onward.

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lima" on
  2. "Limia River" on Wikipedia
  3. "Lima" on Wikipedia

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