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May Gamgee

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Hobbit
May Gamgee
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton
BirthS.R. 1376
Family
FamilyGamgee
ParentageGaffer Gamgee and Bell Goodchild
SiblingsHamson, Halfred, Daisy, Samwise and Marigold
Physical Description
GenderFemale

May Gamgee was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

May was the second daughter, and fourth child, of Hamfast Gamgee and Bell Goodchild.[1]

Etymology

May could refer to the hawthorn blossoms, so called because they blossom in the month May. It was a common girl's name in the Shire.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"