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Pippin Gardner

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Pippin Gardner
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1429
ParentageSamwise Gamgee &
Rose Cotton
Physical Description

Pippin Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.


Pippin was the third son and fifth child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton, born in S.R. 1429.[1] He was named after Pippin Took at the suggestion of Frodo Baggins.[2]


Pippin is a translation of Razan, a Westron word for a small type of apple.[3] In Sindarin, the name Pippin is Cordof.[4]


  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, The Return of the King, "The Grey Havens"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Appendix on Languages"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue: The second version"