Patil is the surname of a wizarding family. They are presumably of Indian descent, as Patil is a common Maratha surname in the state of Maharashtra, India.
Known family members
- It is possible that the Patil twins are named after Padma Parvati Lakshmi, an Indian-American author, actress, and former model.
Behind the scenes
- On Rowling´s classlist, the surname was Patel.
- There is a Hufflepuff student named Bhavana Patel, who most likely is not related to Padma and Parvati.
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