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Newton Scamander
Scamander family
Family heritage
Blood status

Pure-blood or Half-blood

Notable family members
Status

Extant in male line

Relationships
Related families

Lovegood family

Affiliation
House(s)

Hufflepuff[1]

Loyalty

Scamander is the surname of a wizarding family. Many of its members have worked as magizoologists. They are related to the Lovegood family.

Known Family Members

Luna lovegood

Luna Scamander née Lovegood

Family Tree

Mr Scamander
 
 
 
Mrs. Scamander
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newton Scamander (1897-)
 
 
 
Porpentina Scamander
 
 
 
 
 
 
ScamanderXenophilius Lovegood
 
 
 
 
 
Pandora Lovegood
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rolf Scamander
 
 
 
 
 
Luna Lovegood (b. 1981-)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lysander ScamanderLorcan Scamander

Etymology

In Greek mythology, Scamander was a river god who fought for Troy during the Trojan War. He was also considered a personification of the Scamander River, along the lower plains of which the battles of the Trojan War were fought, according to The Iliad. The river is now called Karamenderes and flows through the Turkish province of Çanakkale. It is also the name of a town and a river in Tasmania.

Notes and references

  1. Pottermore introduction for Hufflepuffs (transcription available here)

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