The name "Malone" comes from an Irish surname, an anglicised form of Ó Maoil Eoin meaning "descendent of a disciple of Saint John".
Notes and references
- ↑ World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling," South West News Service, 8 July 2000
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Though his house is unseen on Harry Potter and Me and ungiven on Pottermore, it is known that the list of students in Harry's year contained five males and five females in each house. Hufflepuff lacks two known males, and Oliver Rivers and Roger Malone are the only males whose houses are ungiven.
- ↑ Pottermore (transcription available here)