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Gerda Boffin

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Gerda Boffin
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesGerda Bolger
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1304
DeathS.R. 1404
Family
ParentageUffo Boffin, Sapphira Brockhouse
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Gerda Boffin was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Gerda was the second child of Uffo Boffin and Sapphira Brockhouse.[1] She married Adalbert Bolger and had one son, Filibert.[2]

Etymology

Gerda is a name of the goddess Gerðr, an Old Norse name meaning "fenced-in".[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Boffin of the Yale"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
  3. Orchard, Andy (1997). Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend p. 54