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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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grange. The most common Grange occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Grange's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grange family was Carpenter.

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Grange Historical Records

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Grange Life Expectancy

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