Octavius Pepper was a wizard who was reported to have disappeared in the early spring of 1997 by the Daily Prophet. His disappearance was believed to be connected to the Death Eaters.[1]


The name "Octavius" is a Roman family name meaning "eighth" from Latin octavus. This was the original family name of the emperor Augustus (born Gaius Octavius).


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 21 (The Unknowable Room)