Pippin Gardner

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Pippin Gardner
Biographical Information
LocationBag End, Hobbiton
BirthS.R. 1429
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
SiblingsElanor, Frodo, Rose, Merry, Goldilocks, Hamfast, Daisy, Primrose, Bilbo, Ruby, Robin and Tolman
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Pippin Gardner

Pippin Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History[edit | edit source]

Pippin was the third son and fifth child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton, born in S.R. 1429.[1] He was named after Pippin Took at the suggestion of Frodo Baggins.[2]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Pippin is a translation of Razan, a Westron word for a small type of apple.[3] In Sindarin, the name Pippin is Cordof.[4][note 1]


  1. It is not clear whether Pippin's name was a short of Peregrin as was the case of his namesake.