English and French surname
"worker of the granary"

Granger Origin and Meaning

The name Granger is 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 uncommon but accessible first.
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Famous People Named Granger

  • Granger Kelly SmithAmerican country music singer
  • (Lewis) Granger CobbAmerican businessman; founder of Emeritus
  • Granger Kent CostikyanArmenian,American banker
  • Clive Grangerwinner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
  • Danny GrangerAmerican basketball player

Granger in Pop Culture

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