Eleanor Branstone was a witch who started attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1994, and was Sorted into Hufflepuff.[2] Eleanor would share a dormitory with Laura Madley who was also sorted into Hufflepuff that year.


  • Eleanor is from the Greek and means "light".
  • Branstone is a descriptive name and may mean her ancestors either made grinding stones for mills or lived near a place that made them.[citation needed]

Behind the scenes


  • Afrikaans: Elna Bruwer
  • Bulgarian: Елинор Бранстоун (Elinor Branstoun)
  • Chinese (PRC): 埃莉诺·布兰斯通
  • Chinese (Taiwan): 埃莉諾·布蘭東
  • Dutch: Lena Braafjens
  • Finnish: Eleanor Brandstone
  • Hebrew: אלנור בראנסטון
  • Japanese: エレノア・ブランストーン
  • Lithuanian: Eleonora Brenstoun
  • Norwegian: Ellen Brannemann
  • Portuguese: Elanor Branstone
  • Russian: Элеонора Брэнстоун
  • Serbian: Еленор Бренстоун (Elenor Brenstoun)

The following languages are the same as the original:

  • Croatian
  • Danish
  • Faroese
  • French
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Swedish


Notes and references

  1. "World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling," South West News Service, 8 July 2000 - "Hogwarts just serves Britain and Ireland."
  2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 12 (The Triwizard Tournament)
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