"Point me!" This article is about the historical person. You may be looking for Harry Potter's pet owl. "He had decided to call her Hedwig, a name he had found in A History of Magic." —Harry Potter naming his pet owl after this individual[src] Saint Hedwig (b. prior to 1900) was a medieval witch or wizard. Featured in A History of Magic, this individual was the namesake for Harry Potter's pet owl. Behind the scenes As Hedwig is a German female name, it is possible that Hedwig was a German witch. Appearances Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Mentioned only) Notes and references ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Glossary at harrypotter.scholastic.com (Archived via Wayback Machine) ↑ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 6 (The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters) Retrieved from "https://harrypotter.fandom.com/wiki/Hedwig_(wizard)?oldid=1235937" Categories: Articles with information from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Disambiguation Females Historical figures Saints Wizards Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.