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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

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Granger Family Origin

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Granger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Granger. The most common Granger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Granger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Granger family was Farming.

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Granger Historical Records

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Granger Life Expectancy

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