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Hamfast of Gamwich

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'''Hamfast of Gamwich''' was the oldest recorded forefather of [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam Gamgee]]. He was the father of [[Wiseman Gamwich]].
 
'''Hamfast of Gamwich''' was the oldest recorded forefather of [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam Gamgee]]. He was the father of [[Wiseman Gamwich]].
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==Etymology==
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The name ''Hamfast'' comes from [[Old English]] ''hámfæst'', meaning "stay-at-home".<ref>{{App|F2}}</ref>
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Hamfast of Gamwich was the oldest recorded forefather of Sam Gamgee. He was the father of Wiseman Gamwich.

Etymology

The name Hamfast comes from Old English hámfæst, meaning "stay-at-home".[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"