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Halfred Greenhand

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'''Halfred Greenhand''' was the son of [[Holman the greenhanded]].
 
'''Halfred Greenhand''' was the son of [[Holman the greenhanded]].
  

Revision as of 15:22, 14 April 2013

Halfred Greenhand
Hobbit
Biographical Information
PositionGardener
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1251
Family
FamilyGreenhand
ParentageHolman the greenhanded
SiblingsRowan, Erling, Hending and Rose
ChildrenHolman Greenhand
Physical Description
GenderMale

Halfred Greenhand was the son of Holman the greenhanded.

History

Halfred a gardener like is father, and the first to use his father's nickname as a family name. He had one son, whom he named after his father: Holman was born in S.R. 1292.[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, An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of names"