Morning name: a playful portmanteau

This morning’s name (which just popped into my head; I’m pretty sure I’d never seen or heard it before) was the playful Elrond Hubbard, which has been adopted by a fair number of people on the net — for instance, a fictional character with a Facebook account:

Elrond Hubbard is a renowned science fiction author and prophet. His mother was an elf and his father was an alien from a master race. He claims the face on Mars is of his father.

And in a Twitter account for @Elrond_Hubbard:

By truly believing in Scientology, you too can be an immortal Elf.

The sources: Elrond and L. Ron Hubbard.

Elrond in Wikipedia:

Elrond Half-elven is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth legendarium. He is introduced in The Hobbit, and plays a supporting role in The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.

Elrond was Lord of Rivendell, one of the mighty rulers of old that remained in Middle-earth in its Third Age.

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(Hugo Weaving as Elrond in Rivendell, in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.)

Hubbard in Wikipedia:

Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 – January 24, 1986), better known as L. Ron Hubbard … and often referred to by his initials, LRH, was an American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology. After establishing a career as a writer, becoming best known for his science fiction and fantasy stories, he developed a self-help system called Dianetics which was first expounded in book form in May 1950. He subsequently developed his ideas into a wide-ranging set of doctrines and rituals as part of a new religious movement that he called Scientology.
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