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Baranor (man of Gondor)

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This article is about the father of Beregond. For the man of the House of Bëor, see Baranor (son of Baran).

Baranor was a man of Gondor in the Third Age. He was the father of Beregond, a hero of the siege of Minas Tirith, and seems to have also dwelt in that city. Baranor's ancestors originally were from the vales of the White Mountains, most likely in Lossarnach. Prior to that they lived in Ithilien. He had a relative named Iorlas, either his brother or his brother-in-law.

Etymology

Baranor was likely named after Baranor son of Baran. It could mean various things: