Tolkien Baby Names for Boys and Girls

Hoping your baby will grow to enjoy J.R.R. Tolkien's books as much as you have? If you appreciate the adventurous tales and Christian themes, consider choosing a one-of-a-kind name pulled straight from the pages of his books.

Tolkien Baby Names for Boys and Girls

  1. Aragorn The heir of Isildur, Aragorn is a formidable warrior and tracker.
  2. Arwen+ Elrond's beautiful elf daughter Arwen Evenstar eventually marries Aragorn to become the Queen of Gondor. Read more about Arwen
  3. Barliman Barliman Butterbur is the innkeeper at the Prancing Pony in Bree.
  4. Bilbo Frodo's hobbit cousin and mentor, Bilbo Baggins is the previous keeper of the Ring.
  5. Boromir Boromir is a great fighter, but pride and recklessness make him vulnerable to the Ring's power. He is the brother of Faramir.
  6. Denethor The Steward of Gondor and the father of Boromir and Faramir, Denethor is overcome by evil from the Ring.
  7. Eomer Eomer is the brother of Eowyn. He joins the battle at Mordor and eventually becomes King of Rohan.
  8. Eowyn Eowyn is the future wife of Faramir. She is driven by a desire for combat and disguises herself in men's clothing to join the battle.
  9. Faramir Faramir is the son of Denethor, brother of Boromir, and future husband of Eowyn. He is a confident character.
  10. Frodo Frodo Baggins is the main protagonist of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. He is thoughtful, curious, and has great character.
  11. Galadriel A very wise elf, Galadriel has one of the Elven Rings of Power.
  12. Gandalf One of the five great Wizards in Middle-earth, Gandalf the Grey is wise, humorous, and generous to the hobbits.
  13. Gimli Gimli is a dwarf who is noble and brave, a companion of Frodo.
  14. Glorfindel Glorfindel is an elf-lord and friend of Aragorn.
  15. Gollum Also known as Smeagol, Gollum is a hobbitlike person turned into a creature by his coveting of the Ring. He is Frodo and Sam's leader for parts of the journey.
  16. Grima Saruman's servant, Grima poses as an adviser to Theoden on Saruman's orders. He eventually goes crazy and turns on Saruman, killing him.
  17. Legolas Legolas is an elf who is masterful with the bow and arrow, is quick in battle, and is a companion of the Ring.
  18. Meriadoc Meriadoc Brandybuck is a young hobbit who is good friends with Pippin, although more mature.
  19. Peregrin A young and somewhat rash hobbit, Peregrin Took, or Pippin, is good-natured and a bit of a smart aleck.
  20. Samwise Frodo's servant throughout his quest, Samwise Gamgee is of loyal and steadfast character.
  21. Saruman Saruman the White is the head of Gandalf's Order of Wizards.
  22. Sauron Sauron is an enormously powerful wizard who is portrayed as the Great Eye or Dark Tower. He is wise but is ruled by his desire to gain access to the Ring and use it for his gain.
  23. Shelob Shelob is a gigantic, ancient, evil spider that lives in the tunnels near Mordor.
  24. Theoden The King of Rohan and keeper of the Golden Hall, Theoden is misled by Grima.
  25. Treebeard Treebeard is the Ent who keeps the corrupt Saruman imprisoned at Isengard until he can no longer stand to see his imprisonment.