Hugo Weasley

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Name: Hugo Weasley
Occupation: wizard, student
Relationships: Ron Weasley (father)
Hermione Granger (mother)
Rose Weasley (sister)

Arthur Weasley (grandfather)
Molly Weasley (grandmother)
other members of the Weasley Family

Mrs Granger (grandmother)
Mr Granger (grandfather)
Fandom: Harry Potter
Other: born in 2006 or later
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Hugo Weasley is a next-gen character in the Harry Potter series, appearing only in the epilogue of Deathly Hallows. He is the son and youngest child of Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.


Very little canon information about Hugo is known. His exact age is not known, though Deathly Hallows indicates that he is younger than Rose but old enough in the epilogue to have an "animated discussion" with Lily Luna Potter (who is nine in the epilogue). The Harry Potter Lexicon estimates that he was born between 2006 and 2009.

In 2014, an in-universe "broadcast" of the Quidditch World Cup on Pottermore included comments by Rita Skeeter stating that Rose "appears to have inherited her father's unfortunate hair" while Hugo "has his mother's bushy locks". Therefore, the fact that Hugo's hair is bushy is considered canon (or at least Pottermore canon), and some fans interpret the statement to mean that Hugo's hair is also brown like Hermione's—or at least is not his father's and sister's "unfortunate" red colour.[1]


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Hugo is the least popular of the trio's children in fanworks.[2]

Fanfiction featuring Hugo often focuses on which Hogwarts house he is sorted into and his relationship with the other next-gen kids.


Hugo is often paired with Scorpius Malfoy. Hugo/Scorpius is the most popular Hugo ship on AO3 by a significant margin,[3] and the pairing has its own LiveJournal community, hugo_scorpius.

He is also often commonly paired with a cousin (especially Lily/Hugo or James/Hugo). Such pairings are are usually considered Weasleycest.

Other Hugo pairings are usually cross-generational relationships. For example, Harry/Hugo is a reasonably common Hugo pairing.

Notable Hugo-centric Fanworks

Hugo Weasley by ericahpfa. Pencil & ink portrait of a teenage Hugo. (2010)


Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

Fan Art

External Links


  1. ^ See e.g. Talk:Hugo Weasley at the Harry Potter Wiki.
  2. ^ Compare Hugo's 965 fics at FFN and 592 fics at AO3 as of December 5th, 2015 with Rose's 10.8K/1220, James's 4.6K/1584, Albus's 7.0K2218, and Lily's 6.1K/1144. Hugo also has no 'ships registered at FictionAlley's SCUSA forum whereas the others each have multiple.
  3. ^ As of December 4, 2015, there are 31 works and 107 bookmarks tagged Scorpius Malfoy/Hugo Weasley. The next-most-common pairings are Lily Luna Potter/Hugo Weasley with 13 works and 40 bookmarks, and James Sirius Potter/Hugo Weasley with 11 works and 47 bookmarks.
  4. ^ Wayback Machine copy, archived 2015-10-25