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'''MacKinnon''' is 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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'''McKinnon''' is the surname of a wizarding family. It is unknown if they were [[pure-blood]] or had both [[magic]]al and [[Muggle]] heritage.
   
The MacKinnons were slaughtered by [[Death Eaters]] at the height of the [[First Wizarding War]], as they were connected to the [[Order of the Phoenix]]<ref name="OTP">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''</ref>. According to [[Igor Karkaroff]], [[Travers]] was among those involved<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref>. The only known member of this family is the late [[Marlene MacKinnon]], who was a member of the Order.
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The McKinnons were slaughtered by [[Death Eaters]] at the height of the [[First Wizarding War]], as they were connected to the [[Order of the Phoenix]]<ref name="OTP">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''</ref>. According to [[Igor Karkaroff]], [[Travers]] was among those involved<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref>. The only known member of this family is the late [[Marlene McKinnon]], who was a member of the Order.
   
 
When [[Lily Potter I|Lily Potter]] heard of their deaths, she cried all night.
 
When [[Lily Potter I|Lily Potter]] heard of their deaths, she cried all night.
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
''MacKinnon'' is a surname of Scottish origin, anglicised from the Gaelic ''Mac Fhionghuin'', which means "fair born" or "fair son", and can also be translated as "[[love]]".<ref>"[http://www.ancestry.com/facts/MacKinnon-name-meaning.ashx McKinnon]" at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]</ref>
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''McKinnon'' is a surname of Scottish origin, anglicised from the Gaelic ''Mac Fhionghuin'', which means "fair born" or "fair son", and can also be translated as "[[love]]".<ref>"[http://www.ancestry.com/facts/McKinnon-name-meaning.ashx McKinnon]" at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*Other than the [[Potter family|Potters]] and the [[Longbottom family|Longbottoms]], Marlene MacKinnon is the only former Order member mentioned in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film version]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''.
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*Other than the [[Potter family|Potters]] and the [[Longbottom family|Longbottoms]], Marlene McKinnon is the only former Order member mentioned in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film version]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''.
*The MacKinnons were mentioned in [[Lily Evans's letter]]. She stated that [[Peter Pettigrew]] had looked sad when he visited, but she believed it was because of what happened to the MacKinnons. The [[Potter family|Potters]] and the MacKinnons were possibly good friends, as [[Lily Evans|Lily]] cried when she heard of their deaths.
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*The McKinnons were mentioned in [[Lily Evans's letter]]. She stated that [[Peter Pettigrew]] had looked sad when he visited, but she believed it was because of what happened to the McKinnons. The [[Potter family|Potters]] and the McKinnons were possibly good friends, as [[Lily Evans|Lily]] cried when she heard of their deaths.
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
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[[fr:Famille MacKinnon|fr:Famille MacKinnon]]
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[[fr:Famille McKinnon]]
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Revision as of 20:28, August 27, 2012

McKinnon family
Family heritage
Blood status

Wizarding family of unknown degree

Notable family members

Marlene McKinnon

Status

Possibly extinct

Affiliation
Loyalty

Order of the Phoenix

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

The McKinnons were slaughtered by Death Eaters at the height of the First Wizarding War, as they were connected to the Order of the Phoenix[1]. According to Igor Karkaroff, Travers was among those involved[2]. The only known member of this family is the late Marlene McKinnon, who was a member of the Order.

When Lily Potter heard of their deaths, she cried all night.

Etymology

McKinnon is a surname of Scottish origin, anglicised from the Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin, which means "fair born" or "fair son", and can also be translated as "love".[3]

Behind the scenes

Notes and references

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