Name: Glorfindel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Glorfindel

  • Meaning:
    Golden-haired elf
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    Boy
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    There are, possibly two Glorfindels. One from J.R.R. Tolkien's "Silmarilion" inwhich Glorfindel lived in the doomed elf-haven of Gondolin where he lost his life after defeating the balrog. The second mention of Glorfindel in Tolkien's tales is in "The Lord of the Rings." That Glorfindel is from Elrond's house in Imladris (Rivendell) and is noted for saving Frodo from the Black Riders after Frodo was stabbed with the morgul blade.

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