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Hamfast Gardner

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Hamfast Gardner
Biographical Information
Other namesRanugad, Baravorn
BirthS.R. 1432
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
Physical Description

Hamfast Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire.


Hamfast was the fourth son and seventh child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton. He was named after his grandfather, Hamfast Gamgee.[1]


The name Hamfast comes from Old English hámfæst, meaning "stay-at-home".[2] In Sindarin, the name Hamfast is Baravorn.[3]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue: The second version"