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Granger Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ (see Grange).

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


Similar surnames: Grange, Ranger, Granier, Grinter, Gange, Gager, Ganger, Fanger

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Granger Family Origin

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Granger Family Occupations

What did your Granger ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Granger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Granger occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Granger's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Granger family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Granger.

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Granger Historical Records

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Granger Life Expectancy

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