Sauron Meaning and Origin

Sauron is a boy’s name of Literary name from The Lord of the Rings, meaning “the abhorred.” The name “Sauron” has its roots in J.R.R. Tolkien’s fictional legendarium, specifically in his renowned high fantasy works, “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Silmarillion.” In Tolkien’s constructed world of Middle-earth, Sauron is a dark and malevolent figure, a powerful and malevolent being who serves as the primary antagonist of these stories. The name is of Sindarin origin, one of the Elvish languages in Tolkien’s mythos. In Sindarin, “Sauron” means “The Abhorred” or “The Abominable,” reflecting the vile nature of the character it represents. The name “Sauron” is most commonly associated with J.R.R. Tolkien’s fictional universe and his masterpieces “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Silmarillion.” As such, its popularity is primarily within the fanbase of these works and in broader discussions related to fantasy literature and pop culture. 

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