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Daisy Gamgee

Daisy Gamgee
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton
BirthT.A. 2972
Family
FamilyGamgee
ParentageGaffer Gamgee and Bell Goodchild
SiblingsHamson, Halfred, May, Marigold and Samwise
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Daisy Gamgee (T.A. 2972 - ?) was the oldest daughter of Hamfast Gamgee and Bell Goodchild. She had two older brothers, Hamson Gamgee, and Halfred Gamgee as well as three younger siblings: May Gamgee, Marigold Gamgee, and Samwise Gamgee, the companion of Frodo Baggins.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Daisy, a flower name, derives from Old English dæges eage "day's eye".[2]

The Sindarin version of the name was Eirien.[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue"