The Malfoy Family
"Slimy gits."The Malfoy family is an old and aristocratic wizarding family. They live in Malfoy Manor, a large, ornate house which has been in the family for generations. The Malfoys are extremely wealthy. All of the Malfoys have always been in the Slytherin house at Hogwarts.
-- Ron Weasley
Name meaning: JKR has stated that the name is purely made up, but she
acknowledged that "mal foi" is French for "bad faith" (RAH).
Early drafts: Draco's last name was originally 'Spinks' (HPM) and 'Spungen' (JKR's "Very early draft of Philosophers Stone" revealed 09 Mar, 2006). 'Spungen' almost certainly refers to Nancy Spungen, the girlfriend of punk guitarist Sid Vicious.
"Slippery" is a good description of the Malfoy family. They fancy themselves leaders and can usually get away with it due to their money, influence and brazenness, but ultimately, self-preservation always seems to trump loyalties or idealogy.
Members of the Malfoy family, alphabetically by first name
Astoria (Greengrass) Malfoy (May also be spelled Asteria)
Draco Malfoy (b. June 5, 1980)
Lucius' and Narcissa's only child. (More...)
Lucius Malfoy (b. circa 1954)
Narcissa (Black) Malfoy (b. 1955)
Lucius' wife and Draco's mother; blonde, blue eyes, with a look on her face as if there were something smelly under her nose (GF8). (More...)
Primary editor: Lisa Waite Bunker. Previous editor(s): Steve Vander Ark,
Original artwork of Abraxas Malfoy ©2005 Makani, used by permission.
Original page date 17 December, 2000; Last page update 10 January, 2008.