Other Forms FormsArafinwë (Quenya)
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Meaning & History
Originally the name was Arafinwë, meaning "noble Finwë" in Quenya. Finarfin is the Sindarin translation, with Finwë added to the front of the name.Finarfin was a Noldorin Elf in Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion'. He was the younger son and the fourth and youngest child of Finwë and Indis. He married Eärwen of the Teleri and was the father of Finrod, Angrod, Aegnor, and Galadriel.When the Noldor were leaving for Middle-earth, Finarfin turned back and ruled over the Noldor in Valinor from then on.