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'''Hamfast Gardner''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
 
'''Hamfast Gardner''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Hamfast was the son of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]]. He was named after his grandfather, [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]].<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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Hamfast was the fourth son and seventh child of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]]. He was named after his grandfather, [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]].<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name ''Hamfast'' comes from [[Old English]] ''hámfæst'', meaning "stay-at-home".<ref>{{App|F2}}</ref>
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The name ''Hamfast'' comes from [[Old English]] ''hámfæst'', meaning "stay-at-home".<ref>{{App|F2}}</ref>  In [[Sindarin]], the name ''Hamfast'' is ''Baravorn''.<ref>{{SD|XI2}}</ref>
  
 
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Hamfast Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesRanugad, Baravorn
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1432
Family
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hamfast Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Hamfast was the fourth son and seventh child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton. He was named after his grandfather, Hamfast Gamgee.[1]

Etymology

The name Hamfast comes from Old English hámfæst, meaning "stay-at-home".[2] In Sindarin, the name Hamfast is Baravorn.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue: The second version"