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Hamson Gamgee

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Hamson Gamgee
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton, Tighfield
BirthS.R. 1365
Family
ParentageHamfast Gamgee, Bell Goodchild
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hamson Gamgee was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Hamson was the eldest son of Hamfast Gamgee and Bell Goodchild. He moved to Tighfield to work with his uncle Andwise as a roper.[1]

Etymology

The name means "Son of Ham", referring to his father, Hamfast.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"