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Hobbit Names

Female Hobbit Names
Male Hobbit Names
Hobbit Last Names

Female Hobbit Names

Note: Female hobbits were often named after flowers or jewels. Originally, -o and -e were feminine endings (per ROTK - Appendix F).

Adaldrida
Adamanta - Adamanta Chubb was the mother of Belladonna Took.
Amaranth
Angelica
Asphodel
Belba
Bell
Belladonna - One of the Took sisters. Mother of Bilbo.
Berylla
Camellia
Celandine
Chica
Cora - From ROTK - Appendix F.
Daisy - A sister and a daughter of Samwise Gamgee.
Diamond - Wife of Peregrin Took.
Donnamira - One of the Took sisters.
Dora
Eglantine - Eglantine Banks was the mother of Peregrin Took.
Elanor - Samwise Gamgee's heir.
Esmeralda - Esmeralda Took was the mother of Meriadoc Brandybuck.
Estella - Estella Bolger is the wife of Meriadoc Brandybuck.
Firiel - Daughter of Elanor and Fastred. Also a daughter of the King of Gondor and wife of Arvedui of Arthedain.
Goldilocks - A daughter of Samwise Gamgee.
Hanna
Hilda
Lily
Linda
Lobelia - Lobelia Bracegirdle married Otho Sackville-Baggins.
Malva
Marigold
May - A sister of Samwise Gamgee.
Melilot
Menegilda
Mentha
Mimosa
Mirabella - One of the Took sisters.
Myrtle
Nina - From ROTK - Appendix F.
Pansy
Pearl - A sister of Peregrin Took.
Peony
Pervinca - A sister of Peregrin Took.
Pimpernel - A sister of Peregrin Took.
Poppy
Primrose - A daughter of Samwise Gamgee.
Primula - Primula Brandybuck was the mother of Frodo Baggins.
Prisca
Rosa
Rosamunda
Rose/Rosie - Rose Cotton married Samwise Gamgee.
Rowan
Ruby - A daughter of Samwise Gamgee.
Salvia
Tanta

Male Hobbit Names

The meanings of the male Hobbit names have been lost in time. Originally, -a was a masculine name ending (ROTK - Appendix F).

Adalgrim
Adelard
Andwise
Balbo
Bandobras
Berilac
Bilbo
Bingo
Bodo
Bowman
Bungo
Deagol - (Nahald or 'secret' in the Northern Tongue). Stoorish Hobbit 500 years before the time of Frodo.
Dinodas
Doderick
Drogo
Dudo
Erling
Everard
Fastolph
Fastred
Ferdibrand
Ferdinard
Ferumbras
Filibert
Flambard
Folco
Fosco
Fredegar
Frodo - (Originally Froda).
Gerontius
Gorbadoc
Gorbulas
Gorhendad
Gormadoc
Griffo
Gundabald
Halfred
Hamfast - (Hobbitish Ranugad).
Hamson
Hending
Hildibrand
Hildifons
Hildigrim
Hobson
Hugo
Ilberic
Isembold
Isengar
Isengrim
Isumbras
Largo
Longo
Lotho
Madoc
Marmadas
Marmadoc
Marroc
Matta (Matt)
Meriadoc (Merry) - (Hobbitish Kalimac).
Merimac
Merimas
Milo
Minto
Moro
Mosco
Moto
Mungo
Odo
Odovacar
Olo
Orgulas
Otho
Paladin
Peregrin (Pippin)
Polo
Ponto
Porto
Posco
Reginard
Robin
Rorimac
Rudigar
Rufus
Sadoc
Samwise (Sam) - (Hobbitish Banazir or Ban).
Sancho
Saradas
Saradoc
Seredic
Sigismond
Smeagol - (Trahald or 'burrowing or worming in' in the Northern Tongue). Stoorish hobbit of the Gladden Fields 500 years before the time of Frodo. Later known as Gollum.
Togo
Tolman
Tomba (Tom) - ROTK Appendix F)
Wilcome
Wilibald


Hobbit Last Names

Baggins - Wealthy family.
Banks - Found in Bree.
Boffin - (Hobbitish Bophin). Wealthy Fallohide family.
Bolger - Wealthy Fallohide family.
Bracegirdle - Wealthy family.
Brandybuck - (Hobbitish Brandagamba). Originally Oldbuck (Hobbitish Zaragamba). A Fallohide family, although Buckland is mostly Stoorish. Descended from Bucca.
Brockhouse - Found in Bree.
Brown - Harfoot family.
Brownlock - Harfoot family.
Bunce
Burrows - Wealthy Harfoot family.
Chubb - Wealthy family.
Cotton - (From Hlothran. Hloth is a "two-roomed dwelling or hole" and ran(u) is a small group of dwellings on a hill-side). Stoorish family.
Fairbairn - Fallohide family.
Gamgee - The name evolved from Gammidge and Gammidgy from Gamwich. The Hobbitish forms were Galpsi from Galbasi from Galabas. Galabas is a Shire village-name that means "game-village."
Goldworthy - Fallohide family. Perhaps an upper class family.
Goodbody - Perhaps an upper class family.
Goodchild - Perhaps a working class family.
Goold - Fallohide family. Perhaps an upper class family.
Greenhand - Hobbiton gardeners.
Grubb - Wealthy family.
Hayward - Harfoot family from the Eastfarthing.
Hornblower - Wealthy family from the Southfarthing.
Longholes - Found in Bree.
Maggot
Mugwort - Found in Bree.
Noakes - Perhaps a working class family in the Shire.
Overhill
Pott
Proudfoot - Wealthy family.
Puddifoot - A Stoorish family.
Roper - Harfoot family.
Rumble
Sackville - Wealthy family.
Sandheaver - Harfoot family found in Bree.
Sandyman - Perhaps a working class family.
Smallburrow - Perhaps a working class family. Found in Hobbiton.
Took - (Hobbitish Tuk). A wealthy Fallohide family.
Tunnelly - A Harfoot family. Found in Bree.
Twofoot - Found in Hobbiton.
Underhill - Found in the Shire and Staddle (Bree).
Whitfoot

List of Wealthier Families - Per The Letters of JRR Tolkien p. 31.

Baggins
Boffin
Bolger
Bracegirdle
Brandybuck
Burrowes
Chubb
Grubb
Hornblower
Proudfoot
Sackville
Took

Sources:

The Complete Guide to Middle Earth: From The Hobbit Through the Lord of the Rings and Beyond (Tolkien's World From A to Z), Robert Foster, New York: Ballantine Books, 2001.

Hobbit Companion

The Letters of JRR Tolkien, ed. Humphrey Carpenter, Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.

The Lord of the Rings. JRR Tolkien.

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