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Ranger Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a gamekeeper or warden, from Middle English ranger, an agent derivative of range(n) ‘to arrange or dispose’. German: variant of Rang 2, 3. German: habitational name for someone from any of the places named Rangen, in Alsace, Bavaria, and Hesse. French: from a Germanic personal name formed with rang, rank ‘curved’, ‘bent’; ‘slender’.

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


Similar surnames: Ringer, Manger, Anger, Fanger, Sanger, Rager, Zanger, Range, Hanger

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Ranger Family Origin

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Ranger Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ranger family was Farmer. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ranger. The most common Ranger occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Ranger's were Labourers.

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Ranger Historical Records

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Ranger Life Expectancy

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Famous Ranger Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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