Hamfast Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.
Hamfast was the fourth son and seventh child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton. He was named after his grandfather, Hamfast Gamgee.
The name Hamfast comes from Old English hámfæst, meaning "stay-at-home". In Sindarin, the name Hamfast is Baravorn.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue: The second version"