Meaning: “Wild rose; sweetbrier.”
Pronunciation: Fre (EG-lun-teen) ; Eng (EG-lun-tine)
Listen to it here: Eglantine
Nicknames: Eggie, Eggs or Tina
Detail: Eglantine Banks was the mother of Peregrin Took in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.
In the General Prologue of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales the Prioress is named Madame Eglantine (in the form Eglentyne).