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Hamfast Gardner

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Hamfast Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
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 son 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]

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"