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|family members= [[Mary Macdonald]]
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'''Macdonald''' was the surname of a wizarding family. It is unknown if they were [[pure-blood]], or had both [[magic]]al and [[Muggle]] heritage.
   
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==Family members==
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*[[Magnus Macdonald]] — advocate for the legalisation of [[Creaothceann]]
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*[[Mary Macdonald]] — a [[Gryffindor]] student at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in the [[1970s]]
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==Etymology==
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Macdonald is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac Dhomhnuill, meaning "son of Domhnall.<ref name="ancestrycom">"[http://www.ancestry.com/facts/McDonald-family-history-sct.ashx McDonald]" on Ancestry.com</ref> Domhnall is the original Gaelic form of Donald,<ref>"[http://www.behindthename.com/name/domhnall Domhnall]" on Behind the Name</ref> 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".<ref name="ancestrycom" /><ref>"[http://www.behindthename.com/name/donald Donald]" on Behind the Name</ref>
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==Notes and references==
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Latest revision as of 22:10, February 8, 2013

Macdonald family
Family heritage
Blood status

wizarding family of unknown degree

Notable family members

Mary Macdonald

Affiliation
House(s)

Gryffindor

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

Family membersEdit

EtymologyEdit

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 referencesEdit

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

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