Ranger Family History
Ranger Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a gamekeeper or warden from Middle English ranger ‘gamekeeper warden’ an agent derivative of range(n) ‘to arrange or dispose’. French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Ranghari composed of the elements rang ‘curved’ and hari ‘army’. German: variant of Rang 2 German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Rangen in Alsace Bavaria and Hesse.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press