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Gondorian Sindarin Namelists for People

…tends to be a Father Name suffix as well. -iel: ‘Daughter, Daughter of…’ It can be combined with adjectives, nouns, and other suffixes. It’s the more commonly used suffix in…

Untrustworthy Websites

…to “Elvish-ize” the names, the most common being “dh” and “th” (Cuguwen [Dove Maiden] doesn't sound quite Elvish, but Cugedhiel does). Again, this website was that bad until recently. It…

Rohirrim’s Naming Traditions

…to sound like their parents’ names. A girl’s name will have some sort of common sound with her mother’s, and a boy’s name will have some sort of common sound…

Númenóreans’ Naming Traditions

…are constructed to sound like their parents’ names. A girl’s name will have some sort of common sound or meaning with her mother’s, and a boy’s name will have some…

Elven Naming Traditions of Middle-earth

…Denethor (which originally was a Common Eldarin name, “Denitháró – Lithe and Lank”) is obviously an Epesse, given to the hero who saved the Nandor. Another example of an Epesse…

Roman in Elvish

…sounding out Rōma would say “Róma.” A common way to say that something or someone is made of or from something/someplace is the adjective suffix -ren. Thus, the Sindarin adjective…

Julia in Elvish

…gender-neutral) But what’s really fun is that in Sindarin names, talking about the glint in one’s eyes is a common theme, as in Maeglin “Sharp Gleam [in his eyes]”. So,…