Tolkien Gateway

Daisy Gamgee

Revision as of 23:08, 24 August 2011 by Caldea (Talk | contribs)
Daisy Gamgee
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthT.A. 2972
Family
ParentageHamfast Gamgee and Bell Goodchild
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Daisy Gamgee (T.A. 2972 - ?) was the oldest daughter of Hamfast Gamgee and Bell Goodchild. She had two older brothers, Hamson Gamgee, and Halfred Gamgee as well as three younger siblings: May Gamgee, Marigold Gamgee, and Samwise Gamgee, the companion of Frodo Baggins.

Etymology

Daisy, a flower name, derives from Old English dæges eage "day's eye".[1]

The Sindarin version of the name was Eirien.[2]

References

  1. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue"