Means "brave" in Sindarin. Beren (also known as Beren Erchamion, 'the One-handed', and Beren Camlost, 'the Empty-handed') is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. He was the son of BARAHIR and EMELDIR, the husband of LÚTHIEN, the father of Dior Eluchíl, and ancestor of ELROS and of him of ARAGORN, and ancestor of ELROND and of him ARWEN. The character of Beren and his romance with Lúthien is widely believed to be based on J.R.R. Tolkien and his romance with his wife Edith.