Name: Gandalf

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gandalf

  • Meaning:
    Wand elf
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    In J.R.R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth, Gandalf is the name given to the Maia Olórin by the Men of Arda. The name Gandalf, for this character, is a bit of a misnomer and just illustrates the ignorance of those who gave him this name.

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