Everholt was the name the Rohirrim gave to a section of the Firien Wood. It was notorious for its boar, after which the forest was named.
The name means "boar-wood". The first element comes from Old English eofor, "boar". The second element appears also in Dimholt.
Eofor is also a Rohirric name.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"