Frodo


Frodo Baggins

Gender: Masculine

Origin: Norse

Meaning: “Clever; Learned; Wise by experience.”

Pronunciation: (FROH-doh)

Detail: Icelandic name derived from Old Norse fróðr, meaning “wise.”

Frodi is the name of a number of legendary Danish kings in various texts including Beowulf and Prose Edda.

Frodo Baggins is a principal protagonist of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. He was a hobbit of the Shire who inherited Sauron’s ring from Bilbo Baggins and undertook the quest to destroy it in Mount Doom.

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Hermione


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Greek

Meaning: “Messenger; travel.”

Pronunciation: (her-MY-oh-nee)

Nicknames: Hermi, Hero, Mione, Mia, Hera, Io

Detail: Hermione Jean Granger is one of the three main characters in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.