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Poll: Many names of Aragorn

Which of the many names of Aragorn do you find the most interesting?

You can vote either based on the sounding of a name, based on its meaning, or both. Some of these names have only appeared in J.R.R. Tolkien's books, and not in adaptations.

Related poll: Many names of Gandalf

Results of 3,045 votes:

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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

     
    STRIDER Meaning: THE ONE WHO WALKS IN LONG STEPS History: Aragorn was 1.98cm (6 feet 6 inches) tall, so his steps were indeed long; he was given that nickname by the people of Breeland, because he was…
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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

     
    ARAGORN II Meaning: REVERED KING History: Aragorn was his birth name; he was named after his grandfather Aragorn, Chieftain of the Dunedain (a title held by the leaders of the Rangers of the North); h…
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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

     
    ELESSAR TELCONTAR Meaning: ELFSTONE STRIDER History: it was Aragorn's full name as the King of Gondor; he took Elessar (Elfstone) as his first name, and Telcontar (Strider) as the name of his royal ho…

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