Favourite Couples From the Harry Potter Series

The Top Ten

1 Ron Weasley & Hermione Grainger

To everyone who thinks that hermione deserved better than Ron or that Ron is not good enough for hermione - read the books! She is the one who was always in love with him. She was the one who made the first move. And to those of you who think that he is jealous of everyone, try to remember the books. Hermione went with Connor McLaggen to make Ron jealous! I mean, who does that? You might not have noticed, but Ron is a amazing guy! Hermione did. She is the brightest witch of her age. That is probably for a reason. I think she is a better judge of who she wants to be with, and she chose Ron, not Harry and not Draco. JK Rowling may have said that they will need marriage counseling but then she made Cursed Child an official sequel. So, I guess the decision has been made. Ron and Hermione get married and live happily ever after.

Romione for the win! This was honestly probably the second couple I ever shipped. I read the books when I was 7, so the first ship was Harry and Ginny after reading because. Anyway, this is probably my favorite ship out of all fandoms! It's beautiful how it ends up. I love that Ron makes fun of Hermione's efforts with SPEW, and house elves, but really he supports her, and when he says they need to protect the house elves, that's when she kisses him. I love the way that they went through the whole series arguing and disagreeing, while they really care about each other. Notice how often she turns to Ron before Harry. Ron and Hermione deserve this number one spot!

This ship has definitely earned top spot on this list. Hermione and Ron are made for each other. Hermione is a very serious concentrated person and Ron is a more easy going loves a bit of humour kind of guy. I think the two personality traits compliment each other and they bring out the best in one another

I think this pair is the only best Rowling has written in the entire Harry potter series

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2 Draco Malfoy & Hermione Granger

I believe this couple really could have been something amazing! While I was a Ron/Hermione shipper from the start, I found their relationship grew a bit boring after a while and didn't make much sense for someone as strong minded and intelligent as Hermione. While a Harry/Hermione ship makes more sense canon wise, I found that the possible dynamic between Draco and Hermione would have introduced such an incredible aspect to the story, with Draco getting some much need character development and Hermione breaking out of her typical, and somewhat overused, involvement with Harry and Ron. It would have also brought some much needed attention to a house that I felt was over-portrayed as being nothing but single-minded and evil throughout the ENTIRE series.

I think they are going to end up together even thought Hermione already married. J.K. Rowling is probably not going to stop writing. And she said herself Ron and Hermione's relationship is not going to end up well. Such as a divorce. And Draco is widowed. AND J.K. Rowling said she considers putting them together. So there are no unanswered questions about how they would get together. Obviously their friends would probably think this relationship is weird because when they were younger he called her some of the most hilarious names. You filthy Mudblood! But if Hermione and Draco did have kids they would be half-bloods. And he would be disowned by the black family so that is a down side. But who needs the black family. Anyways their relationship represents to not judge blood purity and second chances. It would show readers to give people second chances and not judge others because they are different then you. Draco used to call Hermione names and she forgave him and they fell in love. ...more

Although this couple may not work in the canon version of the series for obvious reasons, if written right, the dynamic relationship between these two characters could have been something incredible. The way Draco would have had to overcome what he had been brought up to believe to fall for a girl that represented everything his family, and many within the Slytherin house, despised would have left room for some very interesting and profound character development. Character development that I personally felt was a bit lacking throughout the series, especially the end.

I wish that Harry had married Hermione (Harmione)! But Draco and Hermione (Dramione) is still so hot to think about! I voted for this one because I like the fanfic pics, but I kind of wish they'd ended up together. Or Harry and Hermione. I love Ginny, but Hermione...

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3 Harry Potter & Draco Malfoy

I believe that Harry should have gotten with Malfoy instead of Ginny. It seems like Ginny could be pushy at times when Harry needed sympathy but she was there when he needed a friend to get him on his back again. Who can do both? Draco Malfoy. Harry needs a challenge, so basically Malfoy. They could bring out the best in each other.

I think that this ship really would have worked, there was always an intensity between the two of them and at points they became completely obsessed with each other. I also think that the fact that Malfoy was really one of the only people that didn't bow down to Harry's reputation 'the boy who lived' would have been refreshing for Harry and something he really needed in comparison to Ginny who did admittedly have a huge crush on him throughout the books just because of his rep.

This shipping is the absolute best! like seriously, harry spent most of sixth year after draco, and the two were always around and talking about each other all throughout the books, and in the end, like harry rescues draco in the come and go room and draco doesn't identify harry when he is presented in the malfoy manor and harry said that draco's wand was FRIENDLY with him...come on!

I think they are cute together - Starryskys122

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4 Remus Lupin & Nymphadora Tonks

Their relationship is not just cute but inspirational. What Lupin says is true - Tonks could get a young, fit, rich man that isn't shunned from society out of prejudice, only she doesn't. She wants him and doesn't give up until he sees why she loves him so much. In the Deathly Hallows, Tonks goes to protect Remus instead of staying home safely. When they die, they die together.

They are so cute together! She loves him despite the fact he is a werewolf, and face it-they're the dynamic duo... died right after having a child though... :(

Ok just read the part at the end of the sixth book at the hospital wing after the death eater attack. I just kept on awing through out the entire time!

They are so cute together!

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5 Sirius Black & Remus Lupin

Sirius and Remus are both broken, Sirius being abused and Remus being a werewolf, both boys can bring out the good in each other. I believe that Remus loved two people, first Sirius and then Tonks, but both in different ways. Remus believed that Sirius was the one who killed James but still didn't want him to die or lose his soul, but when he found out it was Peter he wanted Peter to die! Sirius was probably with many girls but never felt anything with them, both men could have been bisexual. The second Remus looked down at his poor, malnourished friend who he hadn't seen in twelve years, Remus was driven with emotion, embracing Sirius and giving him such a meaningful hug. They kept staring at each other during OOTP meetings, (hence the forty line stare, Remus and Tonks never shared a stare like that, did they? ) Remus being the only one who can make Sirius sit down during the fight with Molly Weasley, and the most painful expression known to man when Sirius died. He had just finally ...more

I love the idea of Remus and Sirius ting together. This is my reason, Sirius was always chasing girls and always breaking up with them. I always thought Sirius was doing this to impress Remus. Plus Remus is always so calm and collected. But I think around Sirius he would always hate the next girl he dated and tried repeatedly to get Sirius' attention.

This ship is probably the best ship in all the series. They are literally opposites, that's why they're so perfect for each other. Remus Lupin brings out the good in Sirius Black and vice versa. He was there for him when Sirius's parents abused him and Sirius accepted that Remus was a werewolf. They bring out the best in each other which is why they're so perfect for each other.


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6 Harry Potter & Hermione Granger

Now with this ship, I can totally relate to.

I was really attentive at school and I loved books. Over the years, I grew a very close friendship with a boy. He and I started out as normal friends, but then we started to grow closer until he was probably my best friend.

I always felt like we were brother and sister in a way. And then things got a little weird when my childhood friend started to have a crush on him.

I had never seen this guy as well, a love object. They ended up together and I was really happy for them.

As you can see, this is starting to sound a bit like the Harry Potter series. Both Hermione and I were quite similar as people, (though perhaps I was a bit less bossy! ) And the friendship she and Harry had reminded me quite a lot of the friendship I had with this guy.

Reading the series as I grew up was brilliant.

But then, the next chapter of our friendships reflected more of the movies.

My two friends were still going ...more

I respect you and this comment deeply. Thank you for sharing your opinion! - LuanTheHetalianRavenclaw

I love this so. Can we just take a moment to look at everything they've gone through? I just...in Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone, Hermione throws her arms around Harry before he retrieves the stone. And when she was crying in the bathroom, Harry is the first to notice Hermione isn't informed of the troll that went loose. Dumbledore, Rita Skeeter, Viktor Krum, and so many more notice how much time they spent together. The books and movies show it. The chemistry between them...it's beautiful. Mind you, any ship can sail. It doesn't need to canon to do so. I respect all ships, but this has got to be my favourite Harry Potter pairing.

(P.S., Trust me, this video will convince you. Harry and Hermione, 101 reasons to ship them: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=MpfjHUSlrU8) - LuanTheHetalianRavenclaw

I don't really know.

I, like most other people, always thought that Harry/Hermione would happen at first, not fully because of their characters, but because of that whole "Hero ends up with Heroione" thing.

But as I read on, I realised JK Rowling had other intentions.

By the end of the series, I was relatively happy about how everything had turned out.

Ron and Hermione seemed to be happy together in both the books and the movies, and the pairing itself was quite cute.

Harry and Ginny seemed very emotional and powerful together, and I liked how their characters had moulded together in the books. I was disappointed however with Ginny's portrayal in the movies. I do not criticise Bonnie Wright, but more the script writers themselves. I understand that they had a lot to put in the movie, and Harry's love life should certainly be in the background a bit. But they could at least do book Ginny the honour of putting a bit of flair into the movie ...more

This is my favorite ship hands down!

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7 Neville Longbottom & Luna Lovegood

Even though this couple was not canon in the books, I always looked forward to them being together whilst reading them. I hadn't seen any of the movies, yet I still liked the idea of the two weirdos falling in love. They are a very cute couple, and I wish they would have gotten married.

I always thought they liked each other.

The best couple in the world! (Falls over laughing) I really loved the idea of them and it was a little weird for them to be together, but I love the little idea of weirdos together!

Literally this would have been the ben couple. I was honestly really sad that this wasn't cannon as it would have been the CUTEST pairing ever

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8 James & Lilly Potter

Lily and James really loved each other. They're seriously perfect for each other. James was really arrogant and immature as a teenager, but he really grew up and changed for Lily. He sacrificed so much for her and Harry, and he really became one of the noblest characters in the series. He completed Lily, and she completed him.

As for Snape, yes, he did do the right thing at the end, and he loved her too. But he shouldn't have turned on Lily in his fifth year. He seriously hurt her, and he joined a group that was bent on destroying people like her. That's not how people should treat their best friends. And before her death, he was fine with Voldemort killing James and Harry if Lily got to survive. At that point, he didn't care about who Lily loved. He only cared about the idea of him being together with her. Ultimately, he did protect Harry and fix his mistakes, but James is just a better person for Lily.

James died in hopes that Lily and Harry would live. Snape didn't care about Harry or James, he just wanted Lily. James may have been a little bit silly and arrogant as a teenager, but he grew up to be a brave young man who died protecting his loving family. Lily obviously didn't just marry him because he made her, she's strong and independent enough to make her own choice, and her choice was to marry James. Lily loved James and James loved Lily. They loved Harry and Harry loved them back.

Harry's parents died while protecting him from Voldemort. While James may have started out as a jerk in high school, his true colours eventually came through, thus causing Lilly to fall in love with him.

Yeah Jilly forever because I'm glad they ended up together because Harry wouldn't exist.
I don't get why people want lily end up with Snape don't they know Harry wouldn't exist if Lily end up with Snape. And when you think about it James protected Lily and Harry from Voldemort

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9 Harry Potter & Ginny Weasley

Harry and Ginny forever! Anyone, who thinks Harry and Hermione should be a couple, have obviously only seen the movies, and not read the books. Hence, they can't appreciate what a truly awesome character Ginny is, and what great chemistry these two have. I'll bet the directors themselves were Harmonie fans, which is why they focused on Harry and Hermione so much, without developing Harry and Ginny's relationship. Ginny's funny! People always miss the point that Harry likes funny people. He trusts Hermione, and admires her brains, but in the fourth book, Harry himself feels he prefers Ron's company to Hermione's, because he's more fun. Hermione was just too serious for him. Harry and Hermione have a perfectly platonic relationship. There's no spark between them, like there is between Ron and Hermione. Hermione fits the role of Harry's big sister, way more than that of a lover. Ginny is just like Harry is, she's adventurous, brave, funny, smart, she loves Quidditch. She's his perfect ...more

I love Ginny, but not all Harry and Hermione shippers come from the movies. I respect your opinion, though. - LuanTheHetalianRavenclaw

I actually wrote an eight-page paper for a college English course defending my OTP. My central argument was that she is probably the sturdiest character in the entire series. True, she hasn't gone through half as much as Harry, but she has seen her fair share of horrors, and in spite of this, she always reacts calmly to whatever life throws at her. Possessed by Lord Voldemort? Barely sheds a tear. Fights alongside her crush? Holds her own, even after breaking her ankle. Endures a year of continuing torture? Openly rebels at every opportunity, culminating in the battle of the century, in which she fights with courage and heart and doesn't give up despite having just lost her brother and (presumably) the love of her life. It goes without saying that Harry would most likely develop severe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and strong, sturdy and optimistic Ginny Weasley is just the person he needs.

They should be 1! Ginny liked harry from the very beginning. Her ultimate crush was always Harry. They had many things in common such as a sense of humor, courage, determination, and bravery! Harry and Ginny forever!

This should be the first

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10 Severus Snape & Lily Evans

Wish he could have had her for a little while. He really loves her and they where always friends. But she really belonged with James or there would be no Harry Potter. So sad in the end. He really died loving her. If only, for even a day, it could have happened

The literary quality Lily and Snape's tragic romance is strong enough to surpass Romeo and Juliet's. I can't think about their relationship for more than a minute without crying.

I've always thought of James as an arrogant prat who doesn't deserve Lily. I can see Lily and Snape getting together way better than Lily and James. Another thing, if Harry weren't alive, Neville would defeat Voldemort.

This word ALWAYS adds up together and explains the whole story - LannaLau

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The Contenders

11 Fred Weasley & Hermione Granger

Come on you know this would have been an adorable couple. Fred the kid who just wants to live life and pokes fun at Hermione, the girl who stresses about everything and could probably use a break, (not that she needs it of course! ). Considering he's not mean or a wad of a person, I think he would have respected her studies and I don't believe he would have tried to change Hermione in any way. I think he would have appreciated how independent and strong-willed she was, I mean after all he did like Angelina at some point and she was a tough girl. Who knows it might have kept him in school after the era of Umbridge. And I mean, the story leading up to their first date probably would have been pretty kooky and entertaining to be quite honest.

I think he would make her fun side come out more and she would mellow him out. I really think they should've had a shot at it instead of Ron and Hermione

I ship Hermione with a few people, but I do love this particular ship. I always thought Hermione´┐Ż - Fred would have worked out well in the books.

I love Fremione though. I don't like Ron but I love Fred and I wish he didn't die! :''( But Fremione makes so much sense to me. The know-it-all and bookworm with a prankster! And their personalities to me, make so much sense in this ship. Fremione deserves more attention.

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12 Bill Weasley & Fleur Delacour

I love how Fleur stands by Bill at the end of the Half Blood Prince even though a lot of the other characters thought she was shallow and only liked Bill for his looks. They are a background couple in the series but my personal favorite.

I love how even though Fleur is seemed to be this really shallow person who seems to only care about looks, and beauty, shows everyone that she really has a heart of gold and will love Bill no matter what.

Even in the darkest of times they managed to stay together and when many thought that fleur wouldn't love him because of his scar she saw past his appearance and always has. Bill also stayed with Fleur after Molly disapproved of their relationship.

They deserve a lot more recognition. fleur stayed with bill through EVERYTHING and I always felt ginny and molly being horrible to her influenced the fandom to hate her too. fleur is amazing - pjo

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13 Draco Malfoy & Astoria Greengrass

No, they are not a great couple (in the book or movie) because we didn't even see them get together or any before they had a kid

In the Cursed Child you see Draco actually care about Astoria and his son Scorpius - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

What a fool J.K. rowling is for not giving so much information about Astoria Green-grass!

The only reason Draco even shipped with every character that was ever in the series is because people couldn't get enough of Draco and desperately wanted to know more about his character, to be privy to his inner world and emotions. if only just a glimps. And one way to achieve this is trough romance with one of the main characters,but it doesn't have to be.. we (the reader) just needed more one on one time with Draco. Rowling really dropped the ball here. so much untapped potential with Draco that she just didn't use. She did eventually make him human in HBP, but perhaps a little too late? If she wrote a book about Draco and Astoria and tragic loss of his beloved. I would read it SO HARD! even though I am kind of mad at JK for giving Draco the hairy end of the stick yet again by deniying him a long and happy marriage to someone he loved. Come on JK give Draco a break already Forget Dramione and especially Drarry. Who even came up with that? Loneliness seems to be a reocurring theme ...more

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14 Arthur & Molly Weasley

Ron & Ginny's parents, were very kind to both Harry & Hermione, plus almost everyone else whom they knew.

They make the absolute best couple in the universe. They balance each other so perfectly and are both incredibly kind and loving people.

Don't make me cry best relationship ever

GREAT. how all the hp characters should be in the future - KatyMartinezAndTheDiamonds

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15 Fred Weasley & Angelina Johnson

I ship it for life, and death

She was his first and only love!

To be honest, I'm not a big fan of Angelina with either twin, but then I'm just not a big fan of the way JK writes romance.
Yeah. Its bad and beyond creepy. Worse, people support it.
I didn't even know which twin Angelina was with. Fred went with Angelina to the ball, but I don't remember them being officially together. Am I just unobservant or was the mention too obscure and too buried under other stuff?

16 Severus Snape & Remus Lupin

I love them as a couple. I liked how Remus never encouraged bullying Snape and went out of his way to act nice to him even though Snape hated him. - RisingMoon

What the heck - PeeledBanana

17 Seamus Finnigan & Dean Thomas

So surprised this isn't hight they seem perfect

Actually yes - KatyMartinezAndTheDiamonds

They never said who they married 19 years later...

Beautiful ship, I love all these gay hp ships damn

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18 George Weasley & Hermione Granger

Whoever said that George Weasley is stupid can burn in Hell

There is no difference between Fred Weasley and Hermione Granger! - LannaLau

I love them! They even each other out and I love to imagine that Hermione was the one who helped him after Fred died.

Noo way go romione!

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19 Harry Potter & Luna Lovegood

I think that they are really cute together. Luna seems to understand harry like nobody else and remember when Luna was the only human that Harry felt COMFORTABLE

This ship should at least be in the top 5. They would have been perfect for each other because they can connect so well. You can tell that Harry really relates to her

They would've turned out as a great couple though I knew it wouldn't have become canon right from the start. - RisingMoon

Man I love this ship so much! Wish they were together

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20 Ron Weasley & Lavender Brown

NO! Ron should not be near Lavender! She is a flirty, weirdo!

Hermione belongs with Fred. Ron and Lavender were a cute couple. - RisingMoon

EWW! I hate lavender and romione is the best!

Ron should have ended up with lavender not hemione...Hermione deserved more!

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