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

Granger Origin and Meaning

The name Granger is a boy's name of English origin meaning "worker of the granary".

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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Francoamericano Says:


I love this with the combo of Nathan/Nathaniel Granger

calder Says:


I love this name, and not for Harry Potter. I like how warm and earthy it sounds.

Swangirl Says:


This could be a fun way of tying in your love of Harry Potter without being... You know... One of *those* parents