Tuft was the surname of a wizarding family with Pure-blood or Half-blood ancestry.[1]

Known members


Tuft may be an English topographical name derived from Middle English tufte, "a cluster of trees or bushes."[2] It is also a Norwegian habitational name taken from the names of various farms, from Old Norse tupt, "site, lot."[2]

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 According to Pottermore, Nobby Leach (Minister for Magic between 1962 and 1968) was the first Muggle-born wizard ever to be appointed to the office.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tuft" on
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