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Zaragamba Family

Zaragamba is the actual name of the Hobbitish old family-name "Oldbuck".

When Gorhendad, travelled east and founded Buckland on the Shire's borders, the family name changed to Brandagamba.

[edit] Etymology

The name contains the elements zara, "old" and gamba, "buck".[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"