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SOURCE: Occupation, Location & Given Name
CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 6/16/2016
Meaning & History
English: occupational name for a gamekeeper or warden, from Middle English ranger
, an agent derivative of range
(n) ‘to arrange or dispose’.
German: variant of Rang
or a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Rangen, in Alsace, Bavaria, and Hesse.
French: from a Germanic personal name formed with rang
‘curved’, ‘bent’; ‘slender’.