Gerda Boffin was a Hobbit of the Shire.
Gerda was the second child of Uffo Boffin and Sapphira Brockhouse. She married Adalbert Bolger and had one son, Filibert.
Gerda is a name of the goddess Gerðr, an Old Norse name meaning "fenced-in".
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Boffin of the Yale"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
- ↑ Orchard, Andy (1997). Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend p. 54