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De jager Early Origins



The surname De jager was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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De jager Spelling Variations


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De jager Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jager, Jäger, Jagger, Jagerr, Jagers, Jaager, Jägger and many more.

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De jager Early History


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De jager Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De jager research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1678, 1843, and 1855 are included under the topic Early De jager History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De jager Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De jager Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early De jager 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De jager Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Berend de Jager, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1902
  • Bontrial de Jager, aged 22, who landed in America from Balk, Holland, in 1908
  • Antje de Jager, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Elst, Holland, in 1911
  • Jacobus de Jager, aged 45, who settled in America from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1911
  • Ben de Jager, aged 29, who landed in America from The Hague, Holland, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The De jager Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De jager Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 March 2013 at 09:47.

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