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Gender: Male Meaning of Granger: "worker of the granary" Origin of Granger: English occupational name

The name Granger is a boy's name of English origin meaning "worker of the granary". Granger and is often added to lists like Rustic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

If you're seeking a solid last-name-first occupational name with a warm, friendly sound, one that's not overused, this could be it.

Granger is much better known as a surname--think handsome mid-century actors Stewart and Farley, and, more recently and majorly, Hermione Jean Granger, one of the three main protagonists of the Harry Potter series--but would make an unusual but accessible first.

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Famous People Named Granger

Granger Kelly Smith, American country music singer
(Lewis) Granger Cobb, American businessman; founder of Emeritus
Granger Kent Costikyan, Armenian-American banker
Clive Granger, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Danny Granger, American basketball player

Pop Culture References for the name Granger

Hermione Jean Granger, character in the Harry Potter series
Owen Granger, character on "NCIS: Los Angeles"
Rebecca Granger, character on TV's "Recovery Road"
Granger, character in the book "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury
Mr Ernest Granger , Character on the TV show "Are you being served?"

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