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Ruby Gardner

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Ruby Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1438
Family
ParentageSamwise Gamgee, Rose Cotton
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Ruby Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Ruby was the eleventh child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton.[1]

Etymology

Ruby follows the custom of noble Hobbit women to be named after jewels, e.g. Ruby Bolger. The jewel ruby derives from Latin rubeus "reddish".[2]

References

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