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Gerda Boffin

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'''Gerda Boffin''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 2904 - 3004, died aged 100) was the younger child, and only daughter, of [[Uffo Boffin]] and [[Sapphira Brockhouse]].
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'''Gerda Boffin''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
 
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Belba was the third cousin of [[Bilbo Baggins]], and she married [[Adalbert Bolger]], the cousin of [[Drogo Baggins]]. They had one child together, [[Filibert Bolger|Filibert]].
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==History==
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Gerda was the second child of [[Uffo Boffin]] and [[Sapphira Brockhouse]].<ref>{{App|Boffin}}</ref> She married [[Adalbert Bolger]] and had one son, [[Filibert Bolger|Filibert]].<ref>{{App|Bolger}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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Gerda is a name of the goddess [[Wikipedia:Gerðr|Gerðr]], an [[Old Norse]] name meaning "fenced-in".<ref>Orchard, Andy (1997). ''Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend'' p. 54</ref>
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Revision as of 11:46, 29 July 2012

Gerda Boffin
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesGerda Bolger
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1304
DeathS.R. 1404
Family
ParentageUffo Boffin, Sapphira Brockhouse
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Gerda Boffin was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Gerda was the second child of Uffo Boffin and Sapphira Brockhouse.[1] She married Adalbert Bolger and had one son, Filibert.[2]

Etymology

Gerda is a name of the goddess Gerðr, an Old Norse name meaning "fenced-in".[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Boffin of the Yale"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
  3. Orchard, Andy (1997). Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend p. 54