Meaning and Origin of: Granger

Boy name origins & meanings

  • French : Farm steward

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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).