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

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Macdonald is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac Dhomhnuill, meaning "son of Domhnall.[1] Domhnall is the original Gaelic form of Donald,[2] and derives from the old Celtic elements domno, "world," and val, "rule." It is the first name of Brendan Gleeson's son, who played Bill Weasley in the two parts of "Deathly Hallows".[1][3]

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 "McDonald" on
  2. "Domhnall" on Behind the Name
  3. "Donald" on Behind the Name

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