Name: Samwise

Origin and Meaning of the Name Samwise

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    (SAM wise)
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    Samwise Gamgee was the name of a hobbit in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." In the books, Sam was dubbed "Samwise the Brave" for his many heroic deeds and undying loyalty to his friend Frodo and remarkable resistance towards evil. Tolkien did not invent the name, but rather borrowed it from a man that he had kept a correspondence with.

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