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The names ''Aredhel'' and ''Ar-Feiniel'' ("noble white lady") were both originally intended to stand alone, and be used as the main name of Irissë. While preparing ''[[The Silmarillion]]'' for publication [[Christopher Tolkien]] could not discover which name was intended to be used as her final name, and he therefore chose to use both names: a decision he later stated in ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'' series was possibly mistaken.
 
The names ''Aredhel'' and ''Ar-Feiniel'' ("noble white lady") were both originally intended to stand alone, and be used as the main name of Irissë. While preparing ''[[The Silmarillion]]'' for publication [[Christopher Tolkien]] could not discover which name was intended to be used as her final name, and he therefore chose to use both names: a decision he later stated in ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'' series was possibly mistaken.
  
An earlier version of her name was Isfin.
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An earlier version of her name was Isfin.<ref>{{The Fall of Gondolin}}</ref>
  
 
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