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Halfred Gamgee

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'''Halfred Gamgee''' was an elder brother of [[Samwise Gamgee]], who removed to the [[Northfarthing]] of the [[Shire]].
 
'''Halfred Gamgee''' was an elder brother of [[Samwise Gamgee]], who removed to the [[Northfarthing]] of the [[Shire]].
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==Etymology==
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The name comes from [[Old English]] ''healfrēad'' "half-red, reddish" or from ''healfrǣd'' "half counsel"<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', Giving of names</ref>
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Halfred Gamgee was an elder brother of Samwise Gamgee, who removed to the Northfarthing of the Shire.

Etymology

The name comes from Old English healfrēad "half-red, reddish" or from healfrǣd "half counsel"[1]

References

  1. An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of names