Derek McMillan

The brother is called "Lupin." Is anybody familiar with this as a forename?

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Gabi Coatsworth Lupin is the name of the son in a Victorian comic novel called The Diary of a Nobody, by George and Weedon Grossmith. Lupin is engaged to a girl beneath his station (which isn't actually very high) which is causing his parents considerable concern. Such was life...
JR My 15-year-old daughter, who used to be obsessed with werewolves, found it somewhere on some list of good first names for werewolves. Her preferred baby names, a few years ago, were Tanith for a girl and Lupin for a boy. That's the only place I've heard of it, though.
Sarah It's a flower which are quite acceptable as female names, although less common as a masculine.
Lupine Yes!- I am quite familiar :-)
Whitney I've never seen Lupin used as a forename before! My only experience with the name is as a surname in Harry Potter. That was a play on "lupine" or "wolf-like."
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