Elfstan Fairbairn

   A grandson of Samwise Gamgee.
   The son of Fastred of Greenholm and Sam Gamgee's eldest daughter Elanor, born in the year IV 33 (1454 by the Shire-reckoning). His name means 'Elfstone', and its connection to the royal name Elessar is no doubt more than coincidence.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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