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Gerda Boffin

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'''Gerda Boffin''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
 
'''Gerda Boffin''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
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>
 
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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Gerda Boffin
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesGerda Bolger
LocationThe Yale
Budgeford
BirthS.R. 1304
DeathS.R. 1404 (aged 100)
Family
FamilyBoffin
ParentageUffo Boffin and Sapphira Brockhouse
SiblingsGruffo
SpouseAdalbert Bolger
ChildrenFilibert
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