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Whitfoot was the Hobbit surname of Will Whitfoot and, presumably, any of his kin.[1]

Although they didn't seem to be of the upper class, they had some prominence as one of them was Mayor of Michel Delving.[2]

[edit] Etymology

The name "Whitfoot" is derived from "White foot".[3]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry "Whitfoot"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion