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Hamfast Gardner

Hamfast Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesRanugad, Baravorn
LocationBag End, Hobbiton
BirthS.R. 1432
Family
FamilyGardner
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
SiblingsElanor, Frodo, Rose, Merry, Pippin, Goldilocks, Daisy, Primrose, Bilbo, Ruby, Robin and Tolman
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hamfast Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Hamfast was the fourth son and seventh child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton. He was named after his grandfather, Hamfast Gamgee.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Hamfast comes from Old English hámfæst, meaning "stay-at-home".[2] In Sindarin, the name Hamfast is Baravorn.[3]

[edit] References

  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, Appendix F, "On Translation"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue: The second version"