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Hildor was one of the many names among the Elves for the race of Men, meaning "the Followers" or "the Aftercomers".[1][2]


Hildor is a Quenya word, and contains an influence from the root KHILI ("follow").[2]

Helge Fauskanger has suggested that the unattested singular form of plural Hildor should be Hildo.[3]

See also


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. 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
  3. Helge Kåre Fauskanger, "Quettaparma Quenyallo" at Ardalambion (accessed 16 June 2011)