"Singh" is a common Indian surname, derived from the Sanskrit sinha meaning "lion." The name Singh is mainly used by followers of the Sikh religion from Punjab, where it is mandatory for all baptised males, per instruction from Guru Gobind Singh.
Behind the scenes
- Given her forename and surname, it can be presumed she is of Indian descent, and most likely Punjabi.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) (PS2 version only)
Notes and references
- ↑ She was at least in her first year at Hogwarts during the 1993-1994 school year.
- ↑ "World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling," South West News Service, 8 July 2000 - "Hogwarts just serves Britain and Ireland."