Bingo Baggins was a Hobbit of the Shire.

Biography Edit

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 Edit

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 Edit

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