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Ruby Gardner

Ruby Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBag End, Hobbiton
BirthS.R. 1438
Family
FamilyGardner
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
SiblingsElanor, Frodo, Rose, Merry, Pippin, Goldilocks, Hamfast, Daisy, Primrose, Bilbo, Robin and Tolman
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Ruby Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

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

[edit] 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]

[edit] 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"