What does Grange mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grangenoun

    an outlying farm


  1. grangenoun

    A farm, especially that of a gentleman farmer.

  2. grangenoun

    Outlying land belonging to a monastery.

  3. grangenoun

    A granary.

  4. Grangenoun

    (usually, with "The") National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, an association of farmers; one of the branch lodges of this association

  5. Etymology: From grange.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Grangenoun

    A farm: generally a farm with a house at a distance from neighbours.

    Etymology: grange, French.

    One, when he had got the inheritance of an unlucky old grange, would needs sell it; and, to draw buyers, proclaimed the virtues of it: nothing ever thrived on it, saith he; the trees were all blasted, the swine died of the measles, the cattle of the murrain, and the sheep of the rot; nothing was ever reared there, not a duckling or a goose. Ben Jonson, Discov.

    At the moated grange resides this dejected Mariana. William Shakespeare.

    The loose unletter’d hinds,
    When for their teeming flocks and granges full
    In wanton dance they praise the bounteous Pan. John Milton.

    If the church was of their own foundation, they might chuse, the incumbent being once dead, whether they would put any other therein, unless, perhaps, the said church had people belonging to it; for then they must still maintain a curate: and of this sort were their granges and priories. John Ayliffe.


  1. grange

    A grange is historically defined as a farm, especially one owned by a monastic order during the Middle Ages. Nowadays, it can refer to a local farmers' association or the meeting house for a chapter of the National Grange, a US agrarian organization. A grange could also simply refer to a country house with farm buildings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grangenoun

    a building for storing grain; a granary

  2. Grangenoun

    a farmhouse, with the barns and other buildings for farming purposes

  3. Grangenoun

    a farmhouse of a monastery, where the rents and tithes, paid in grain, were deposited

  4. Grangenoun

    a farm; generally, a farm with a house at a distance from neighbors

  5. Grangenoun

    an association of farmers, designed to further their interests, aud particularly to bring producers and consumers, farmers and manufacturers, into direct commercial relations, without intervention of middlemen or traders. The first grange was organized in 1867

  6. Etymology: [F. grange barn, LL. granea, from L. granum grain. See Grain a kernel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grange

    grānj, n. a farm-house with its stables and other buildings: (Milt.) a granary: (U.S.) a lodge of the order of 'Patrons of Husbandry.'—n. Gran′ger, a member of a farmer's grange.—adj. pertaining to such. [O. Fr. grange, barn—Low L. granea—L. granum, grain.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Grange is ranked #17836 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Grange surname appeared 1,569 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Grange.

    82.6% or 1,297 total occurrences were White.
    11.1% or 175 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 55 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 26 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grange in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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