Grange Family History

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Grange Name Meaning

English and French: topographic name for someone who lived by a granary, from Middle English, Old French grange (Latin granica ‘granary’, ‘barn’, from granum ‘grain’). In some cases, the surname has arisen from places named with this word, for example in Dorset and West Yorkshire in England, and in Ardèche and Jura in France. The Marquis de Lafayette owned a property named Lagrange, and there used to be a place in VT so named in his honor.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Granger, Gange, Range, Grande, Orange, Ranger, Prange, Grand, Grace

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Grange Family Origin

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Grange Family Occupations

What did your Grange ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grange. 12% of Grange men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Grange women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grange were Incapacitated and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    12%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Dairy Farmer
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
  • Household Duties
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grange Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Grange. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grange census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Grange. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Grange. For the veterans among your Grange ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grange Life Expectancy

What is the average Grange lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Grange life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grange in 1954 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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