Hildor was one of the many names among the Elves for the race of Men, meaning "the Followers" or "the Aftercomers".
Hildor is a Quenya word, and contains an influence from the root KHILI ("follow").
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
- ↑ 2.0 2.1
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix A. Elvish names for Men", pp. 386-7