Top Ten Male Harry Potter Characters


The Top Ten

1 Harry Potter Harry Potter Harry James Potter is the title character of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The majority of the books' plot covers seven years in the life of the orphan Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard.

I think Severus Snape should be first!

Harry is awesome he has defeated lord voldemort plenty times he truly is amazing!

He's cute and smart actually.

Harry Potter IS so COOL

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2 Severus Snape Severus Snape Severus Snape is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is characterised as a person of great complexity, whose coldly sarcastic and controlled exterior conceals deep emotions and anguish.

Snape was critical to the story. Without him, it would have been trash. Without Harry, Ron and Hermione would be a duo who fought Voldemort. Obviously, the attitude of the story would shift a little, but it would still be good. But you take out THIS character, the complex character who has sacrificed so much for this boy he doesn't even LIKE, but whose mother he LOVED... I mean, I wouldn't read it.

Snape has the best and saddest love story ever in all the books I've ever read. He did everything and anything for those he cared for (Lily) and protected and saved Harry because he was Lily's son countless times. Also in the movies he is hilarious.

Snape's at number 2? Seriously? He should be at number 1! Yes, I admit that he made quite a few mistakes. But, he literally became a Death-Eater for the Order! He is misunderstood so many times! Even by us Potterheads! His love story is really sad. He loved Lily so much but stayed as a one-sided lover. She chose James. So obviously it's normal for him to dislike James and Harry. Still, he saved Harry many times! I think he should be at number 1!

Snape is my favorite because he still loved Lily Potter even if she betrayed him, and he was a handsome young man, he got bullied by a jerk, and was only mean to Harry because he saw Harry's father, the jerk. And Snape saved Harry. Go snape!

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3 Ronald Weasley

HE'S THE BEST. Most human character in the franchise, relatable and always does the right thing in the end. Is a hero from the beginning without having to be chosen by prophecy or a genius. Ron is all of us

Ron is an awesome character he's one of my personal favorites he's a great character he's often used for comic relief but he is more than just the sidekick to Harry he is a loyal friend I know he was sometimes really jealous but that was because he felt he could not live up to his 6 older brothers or it would be because he loved Hermionie he would own up to his mistakes and has proven to be a heroic character

The most loved and least mentioned

Ron is awesome!

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4 Albus Dumbledore Albus Dumbledore Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

He should be the second best, after Harry, because he is Harry's mentor and he was the one who shaped the boy's life.

The wisest man in the world

My favourite. - Goku02

I couldn’t blame Severus Snape for killing him, and my favourite teacher along with Hagrid. He drank the emerald liquid to find the horcrux and was arrested for the DA members after they were caught by Dolores Umbridge. - LannaLau

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5 Neville Longbottom Neville Longbottom

Neville is just incredible. His character is far less annoying than Harry and I think if he was the chosen one (which he could well have been) the story would have been very interesting. Not saying the story should be focused on Longbottom instead of Potter, not at all. But that in the end if Neville was the chosen one it could be like this huge plot twist. Neville was very kind and just needed someone to believe in him and push him.

Neville's character evolved so much throughout the whole series. He went from being a forgetful and clumsy scaredy-cat to being one of the most loyal and badass guys in the entire story. He really grows into his own and even takes down Nagini. His parent's past is so tragic and the twist about him possibly being a contender as "chosen one" is very interesting. I wonder how events would have unfolded if he had been in Harry's shoes? - NerdBunny

He should be higher up on the list (above snape! ) He followed Harry till the very end.

Neville is so brave even if his parents are insane.he may be bad at magic but at least he tries.anyway technically he killed Voldemort because he killed the snake.the speech was so emotional 😭

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6 Sirius Black Sirius Black

Sirius Black. I don't even know where to start. He was my number one favorite character, along with Dobby. I was just DEVASTATED when Sirius died, I cried for about 7 hours straight, no joke. He had no reason to die, such a brave, kind person. He was a great sort-of father to Harry, after all, Harry was the only family Sirius really had left. Apart from Bellatrix, etc. In my opinion, Sirius should be number one.

He was sent to azkaban for 12 years for being a loyal friend. His best friend dies. He barely ever get's to see the only person left of his friend and cares truly. Is banished from his family. And is killed by a family member his cousin. Yet he still is strong and looks up not down.

People only consider him as a bullying, reckless kid. They don't mention that he managed to escape the clutches of the "Noble and Most Ancient House of Black". He had an abusive, stiff family, probably worse than the Dursleys, and he deserves credit for holding his head high through that. He probably influenced Regulus to go against the Voldemort. He lived off rats and spent thirteen years in Azkaban avenge James and Lily, and protect Harry. That shows his strength in itself.

Sirius was a good character it's like death didn't scare him one bit because he said that he would rather die then betray his friends he was a father figure to Harry and treated him like his own son in prisoner of azkaban we believe Sirius is a crazy murdering lunatic who sold out Lily and James but later we find out that not only is Sirius Harry's godfather he is innocent and Wormtail was the one who framed Sirius murdered the 13 muggles and sold out Lily and James to save his neck Sirius was Loyal to his friends so I couldn't blame him for wanting Wormtail dead Lupin wanted Wormtail dead too and if Harry hadn't stopped them Sirius would have been back in azkaban he loved Harry and was close to him that's why I hated his death he was Brave Loyal and Kind the sorting hat was right to place him in Gryffindor his family shunned him because he was in Gryfffindor while his whole family was in Slytherin and because he did not believe in pure-blood superiority his friends were killed by ...more

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7 Draco Malfoy Draco Malfoy Draco Lucius Malfoy is a character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is a student in Harry Potter's year belonging in the Slytherin house.

Malfoy's a jerk. But once you see him in Half Blood Prince and Deathly Hallows, you realise he's not a bully: he's a frightened boy who's just lost the person he actually cared for the most: his father. - FCBarcelona5000

Team Draco all the way

Draco isn't your typical bad boy. He didn't really was mean to Harry in The Deathy Hallows because he befriend him.

He should be first

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8 Remus Lupin Remus Lupin

I love the character of Remus Lupin too and his relationship with Tonks.

Think about it, he was passionate and patient and kind...

RIP lupin his and tonks death was so SAD

He may not win any "Father of the Year" awards, but he was a selfless and kind person.

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9 Cedric Diggory Cedric Diggory

Cedric definitely is a awesome male character! 1. He very good looking! 2. He very nice as he apologizes to Harry about the badges that that his friends where wearing that said "Potter Stinks". 3. As Harry saved him from the bushes in the 3rd task, he wanted Harry to win the tournament by saying "Go, take it! You saved me! " and 4th He's every girls dream boy!

I think that he's kind of overrated. - Goku02

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Twilight hate is outdated the books and films are over.
I like Harry Potter and Twilight. Sorry its not Dracula.

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10 Lord Voldemort Lord Voldemort Lord Voldemort is a fictional character and the central main antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter novels. Voldemort first appeared in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which was released in 1997.

Whoever voted him must be crazy and I will never vote for a non- nosed guy. But at least better than Umbridge... - LannaLau

Dude of course he going to be on the list he is the cause of everything and so what if he doesn't have a nose

He needs a nose!

Go Voldemort.

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The Newcomers

? Ron Weasley Ron Weasley Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. His first appearance was in the first book of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as the best friend of Harry Potter and Hermione Granger.
? Seamus Finnigan Seamus Finnigan

The Contenders

11 James Potter

James Potter stood up for his friends, took in a werewolf, made fiends with a boy who came from a dark family and took in a boy who couldn't find anybody else. He sacrificed himself for his family. Snape started the rivalry by saying that James's dad was an idiot when he and Sirius were minding their own business. James saved Snape's life, then Snape decided too not care if James was killed by Voldemort. Hexes are a lot less harmful than curses (cough cough sectumsempra). If Snape wanted to be Lily's husband then he should have been a less racist person, even if he lost his temper. If you felt embarrassed, would you say a racist word? If you said yes, go die in a hole.

JAMES POTTER! I LOVE YOU! James is the best he actually died for Lily, unlike that stupid road Snape. James never gave up on her, and he loved her do being her, so he actually cared about her happiness. Snape just wanted to stare at her and generally act like a fool

He technically didn't sacrifice his life for Lily. He had no wand, Voldemort was just too omnipotent, Lily probably wouldn't have stood a chance. So he knew he was going to die, he just said for the sake of it.

James Potter was a rude idiot! He teased poor Severus back in their Hogwarts days. He was a hotheaded I don't wanna say it! What he did to Severus was cruel and cannot be forgiven. I HATE HIM! Lily made a huge mistake by marrying James Potter.

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12 Fred Weasley Fred Weasley

Where's Georgie!?! He needs to be with Georgie! They are my favorite boys along with Harry and Ron.

Fred, the best character, the better looking twin, the main cause of my mourning. Goodbye to Fred, the funniest, smartest, greatest character ever.

His twin needs to be put with him too. - Minecraftcrazy530

Why did he die sanpe or umdrige should die

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13 Rubeus Hagrid Rubeus Hagrid Rubeus Hagrid is a fictional character in the Harry Potter book series written by J. K. Rowling. Hagrid is introduced in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as a half-giant and half-human who is the gamekeeper and Keeper of Keys and Grounds of Hogwarts, the primary setting for the first six novels. more.

Hagrid is the best character! If it wasn't for him Harry would still be stuck with his retarded relatives

He has such a kind heart! - Goku02

He is brilliant


14 George Weasley

I love the twins! Definitely in a number one spot on my list of number ones!

Fred and George should probably be tied because they are basically the same person!


15 Dobby Dobby

Dobby is a GREAT elf! He deserves top 5

Dobby is a good elf. He deserve top 10.

Dobby got a vote, Dobby is free

I hated dobby! he was AWFUL to Harry.

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16 Scorpion Malfoy

Wait a second people actually talking about Cursed Child? Saying positive things instead of negative things. Wow this is new, maybe the fandom is starting to become a little bit more likeable again.

Scorpious is my all time favorite character he is the number 1 example of the quote by albus dumbledore "it matters not what someone is born, what they grow to be! " He is sweet and kind and not to mention albus best friend

It's Scorpio not scorpion

Um, Scorpious Hyperion Malfoy

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17 Ginny Weasley Ginny Weasley

Isn't this the Top Ten MALE Harry Potter Characters list?

Yes it is. Did they not see the sign saying MALE on the title?

This is for males not females people

Ginny's not male.

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18 Albus Potter

Hottest character so cute intelligent loyal smart

19 Filius Flitwick
20 Arthur Weasley Arthur Weasley

What the Heck!

Has anyone noticed that he looks like a weasel, his patronus is a weasel, and his surname is named after weasels?
its because Arthur Weasley's actually a weasel! - sombat92

21 Viktor Krum

He has muscles people! Imagine him as harry potter! can't take my eyes off!

22 Ernie McMillan
23 Vernon Dursley

He should be last

24 Frank Bryce
25 Teddy Lupin

Love him

26 Professor Quirrell
27 Alastor Moody Alastor Moody

He is definitely the coolest harry potter charachter.

28 Regulus Black
29 Dean Thomas Dean Thomas
30 Stanley Shunpike
31 Professor Horace Slughorn
32 Lucius Malfoy

My father will hear about this

33 Fenrir Greyback

Why the hell is this guy on the list?

OK, who voted for him?!?

34 Dudley Dursley Dudley Dursley


35 Charlie Weasley
36 Kingsley Shacklebolt

Love Kingsley

37 Mundungus Fletcher

Dungie the old junkie

38 Newt Scamander

Ohmigosh Newt is the best he's really sweet and kind and shy but still funny

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