It's probably just the name of some redshirt from an early episode. Some ensign narrowly survives a horrible death on a mission, returns to Earth, but is traumatised by the incident and gains superhuman powers and intellect.
Gronda Gronda to all Zarking Hoopy Froods! Bowties are cool.
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(And an indirectly founding patron of the Elizadolots Avatar Thingy.)