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Descended from the House of Isildur; founded his own house, known as Telcontar (which is Elvish for 'Strider')
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Simply derived from his long stride when walking
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Strider

One of Aragorn’s many names

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A nickname given to Aragorn II Elessar by the people of northern Middle-earth (as for example at Bree) during his time as a Ranger.


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