Halfred of Overhill
|Other names||Halfred of Overhill|
|Birth||S.R. 1332 |
Halfred Gamgee was a Hobbit of the Shire.
Halfred was the youngest son of Roper Gamgee. He settled in Overhill, and had one son, Halfast, who worked for the local Boffins.
The name comes from Old English healfrēad "half-red, reddish" or from healfrǣd "half counsel".
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Shadow of the Past"
- ↑ Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of names