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Rowan

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Rowan
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton
Tighfield
BirthS.R. 1249
Family
FamilyGreenhand
ParentageHolman the greenhanded
SiblingsHalfred, Erling, Hending and Rose
SpouseHob Gammidge
ChildrenHobson
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Rowan was the oldest child of Holman the greenhanded.

History

Rowan married Hob Gammidge, a roper from Tighfield. They had one son, Hobson, who became a roper like his father.[1]

Etymology

A Rowan is a type of tree, the European mountain ash. The name is of Scandinavian origin akin to Norse rauð "red" (because of its red berries).[2]

References

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