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Doderic Brandybuck

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'''Doderic Brandybuck''' was born in [[Third Age 2989|S.R. 1389]], his year of death is unknown. He was the son of [[Seredic Brandybuck]] and [[Hilda Bracegirdle]]. Doderic was the older brother to [[Ilberic Brandybuck|Ilberic]] and [[Celandine Brandybuck|Celandine]].
 
'''Doderic Brandybuck''' was born in [[Third Age 2989|S.R. 1389]], his year of death is unknown. He was the son of [[Seredic Brandybuck]] and [[Hilda Bracegirdle]]. Doderic was the older brother to [[Ilberic Brandybuck|Ilberic]] and [[Celandine Brandybuck|Celandine]].
 
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==Etymology==
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Since it belongs to a [[Brandybuck]], the name is [[Celtic]]-sounding. However it is perhaps a form of Germanic [[Wikipedia:Theuderic|Theuderic]] meaning "people reign"<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]]</ref>
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==Other versions==
 
Doderic was first named Roderick until the fourth draft of the Brandybuck genealogy. In the final and published genealogy he was renamed to Doderic.
 
Doderic was first named Roderick until the fourth draft of the Brandybuck genealogy. In the final and published genealogy he was renamed to Doderic.
  
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[[Wikipedia:Roderic|Roderic]] is also a [[Gothic]] name meaning "famous (hrod) power (ric)"
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Revision as of 12:43, 24 November 2010

Doderic Brandybuck
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1389
Physical Description
GenderMale

Doderic Brandybuck was born in S.R. 1389, his year of death is unknown. He was the son of Seredic Brandybuck and Hilda Bracegirdle. Doderic was the older brother to Ilberic and Celandine.

Etymology

Since it belongs to a Brandybuck, the name is Celtic-sounding. However it is perhaps a form of Germanic Theuderic meaning "people reign"[1]

Other versions

Doderic was first named Roderick until the fourth draft of the Brandybuck genealogy. In the final and published genealogy he was renamed to Doderic.

Roderic is also a Gothic name meaning "famous (hrod) power (ric)"

References

  1. An Introduction to Elvish