Halfred of Overhill

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Halfred Gamgee
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesHalfred of Overhill
LocationOverhill
BirthS.R. 1332
Family
FamilyGamgee
ParentageRoper Gamgee
SiblingsAndwise, Hamfast and May
ChildrenHalfast Gamgee
Physical Description
GenderMale

Halfred Gamgee was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History[edit]

Halfred was the youngest son of Roper Gamgee. He settled in Overhill,[1] and had one son, Halfast, who worked for the local Boffins.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from Old English healfrēad "half-red, reddish" or from healfrǣd "half counsel".[3]

References