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May (hobbit)

The name May refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see May (disambiguation).
May
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationTighfield
BirthS.R. 1328
Family
FamilyGamgee
ParentageRoper Gamgee
SiblingsAndy, Hamfast and Halfred
Physical Description
GenderFemale

May was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

May was a daughter of Roper Gamgee.[1]

[edit] Etymology

May could refer to the hawthorn blossoms, so called because they blossom in the month May. It was a common girl's name in the Shire.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"