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Bingo Baggins was a hobbit of the Shire.

Biography

Bingo was born in the TA 2864 (SR 1264) and was the brother of Bungo. He married Chica Chubb and they had one son, Falco Chubb-Baggins. Falco was most notable as Bilbo's cousin. He died in TA 2960 (SR 1360).[1]

Behind the scenes

Originally, Frodo was going to be called Bingo, but after a time, Tolkien decided that that name was too silly for The Lord of the Rings, which was becoming ever more serious.

References

  1. The Lord of the Rings: Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
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