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Halfred Gamgee

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Halfred Gamgee
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationNorthfarthing
BirthS.R. 1369
Family
ParentageHamfast Gamgee, Lily Brown
Physical Description
GenderMale

Halfred Gamgee was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Halfred was the second son of Hamfast Gamgee. He moved to the Northfarthing.[1]

Etymology

The name comes from Old English healfrēad "half-red, reddish" or from healfrǣd "half counsel".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of names