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Meaning and Origin of: Granger

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Farm steward

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Last name origin & 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).