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Dinodas Brandybuck

Dinodas Brandybuck
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1316[1]
DeathS.R. 1410[1] (aged 94)
ParentageGorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took
SiblingsRorimac, Amaranth, Saradas, Dodinas, Asphodel and Primula
Physical Description

Dinodas Brandybuck was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Dinodas was the sixth child and youngest son of Gorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took. He attended Bilbo's Farewell Party.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Like most male Brandybuck names, Dodinas is a Celtic name of unknown meaning. Dodynas and Dinodes are both alternate spellings of the Table Knight Sir Dodinas le Savage.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Family Trees", p. 103 & 105
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  3. Christopher W. Bruce (ed.), The Arthurian Name Dictionary, entry for Dodinel,p. 148