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Early Origins of the Legrange family

The surname Legrange was first found in Champagne.

Early History of the Legrange family

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Legrange Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Granger, Grangier, Grangé, Grangié, Grange, Granche, Grancher, Grangeon, Granjon, Grangheon, Grangeaud, Grangerat and many more.

Early Notables of the Legrange family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family during this period was Jean de La Grange (Jean de Lagrange), (c. 1325-1402), French prelate and politician, during the reigns of Charles V and Charles VI, important member of the papal curia at Avignon; Granger (c. 1680s-1734), born Tourtechot, was a French physician and traveler; Jean Grangeret, born in Vezet (Haute-Sarne) in 1738, who was a general; Louis Grange was an episcopal vicar around 1761; Lucie-Anne Poujoulas or Mrs Adolphe Grange, born in 1838, was a writer; Pierre-Eugène...
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Legrange Ranking

In South Africa, the name Legrange is the 993rd most popular surname with an estimated 6,890 people with that name. [1]

United States Legrange migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Legrange Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • P LeGrange, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]
  • T LeGrange, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]

Australia Legrange migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Legrange Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Miss Adelaide LeGrange, (b. 1802), aged 29, English convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Burrell" on 31st December 1831, arriving in New South Wales, she died in 1833 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Legrange (post 1700) +

  • Cobie Legrange (b. 1942), South African professional golfer, active in the 1960s; he won the Dunlop Masters title in 1964 and 1969 and the Pringle of Scotland Tournament in 1965
  • Marvin LeGrange Gross, American politician, Member of Georgia State House of Representatives from Washington County, 1939-40 [4]

  1. "Most Common Last Names in South Africa." Forebears,
  2. 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)
  3. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 5th November 2020). Retrieved from
  4. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from on Facebook