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Halfred of Overhill

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'''Halfred of [[Overhill]]''' was the youngest brother of [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] and [[Samwise Gamgee]]'s uncle.
 
'''Halfred of [[Overhill]]''' was the youngest brother of [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] and [[Samwise Gamgee]]'s uncle.
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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 of Overhill was the youngest brother of Hamfast Gamgee and Samwise Gamgee's uncle.

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