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Multiple Origins for the Surname Grange


English


The Anglo-Saxon name Grange comes from when the family resided in a region called the Grange which were farms that belonged to the old abbeys. These farms were attended by monks who carried out their agricultural activities, and where the grain and cattle were held. The name was derived from the Middle English and Old French word grange which meant "granary" or "barn."

Grange Early Origins



The surname Grange was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Wolsingham from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Grange Spelling Variations


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Grange Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Grange has been recorded under many different variations, including Grange, Grainge, Greinge, Graynge and others.

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Grange Early History


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Grange Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grange research. Another 290 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1568 are included under the topic Early Grange History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grange Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grange Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grange Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Grange or a variant listed above:

Grange Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Grange, who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • William Grange, who settled in Barbados in 1654
  • Arnoldus DeLa Grange, who landed in Maryland in 1666-1750 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Grange, who arrived in Maryland in 1667 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Matthew Grange, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Grange Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elizabeth Grange, who landed in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francoise Grange, who arrived in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jean Baptiste Grange, who landed in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anastazie Grange, who arrived in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Maturain Grange, aged 18, who arrived in South Carolina in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Grange Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Grange, who landed in New York in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Grange, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1847

Grange Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Grange, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

Grange Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Grange, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  • Christopher Grange, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Spartan" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SPARTAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Spartan.htm

Grange Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Jerome Grange, aged 33, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • William Grange, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Andrew Jackson" in 1865
  • Thomas Grange, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Andrew Jackson" in 1865
  • Auguste Grange, aged 38, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Melanie Grange, aged 36, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grange (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grange (post 1700)



  • Harold Edward "Red" Grange (1903-1991), nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost" and "The Galloping Red Ghost," an American college and NFL football halfback, inducted into both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • David L. Grange (b. 1947), retired United States Army Brigadier General
  • David E. Grange Jr. (b. 1925), American Lieutenant General, recipient of Silver Stars (3), Legion of Merit (2), Distinguished Flying Cross, Soldier's Medal, Purple Heart and Combat Infantryman Badge (3)
  • Robert de la Grange, known by his stage name Rob Grange, an American rock bass guitarist, best known for his work with Ted Nugent
  • Russell D. Grange (b. 1921), American politician, Mayor of Provo, Utah, 1974-77
  • George Grange, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1900, 1901
  • Wayne La Grange, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1930
  • Artcher La Grange, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1892
  • Philip Grange (b. 1956), English composer, known for his work for the BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Samuel George McDougall Grange, Canadian judge at the Ontario Court of Appeal
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Grange


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Suggested Readings for the name Grange



  • The Bater Book and Allied Families: Shore-Ensley, Granger-Thomas by A.L. Bowerman.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SPARTAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Spartan.htm

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  11. ...

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