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Tolman Gardner

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'''Tolman Gardner''' was the thirteenth and youngest child of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]]; named for his grandfather, [[Tolman Cotton Senior|Tolman Cotton]].
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'''Tolman "Tom" Gardner''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
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==History==
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Tom was the thirteenth and youngest child of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]].<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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''Tolman'' comes from [[Old English]] ''tōl'' + ''mann'' meaning "tool person".<ref>[[Jim Allan]], ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref> In early phases of writing [[Appendix F]], it was a translation of original [[Westron]] ''Tomacca''<ref>{{PM|Languages}}</ref> or (earlier) ''Tomakli''.<ref>{{PM|Languages}}, note 37.</ref>
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The name Tom refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Tom (disambiguation).
Tolman Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesTom Gardner
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1442
Family
ParentageSamwise Gamgee, Rose Cotton
Physical Description
GenderMale

Tolman "Tom" Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Tom was the thirteenth and youngest child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton.[1]

Etymology

Tolman comes from Old English tōl + mann meaning "tool person".[2] In early phases of writing Appendix F, it was a translation of original Westron Tomacca[3] or (earlier) Tomakli.[4]

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"
  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.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Appendix on Languages", note 37.