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Jägers Early Origins



The surname Jägers was first found in East Prussia, where the name Jäger came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Jägers Spelling Variations


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Jägers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jäger, Jägger, Jäggers, Jäggeres, Jägere, Jägeres, Jägerr, Jägerrs, Jägerres, Jäggere, Jäggeer, Jägeer, Yaeger, Yaggar and many more.

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Jägers Early History


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Jägers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jägers research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1568, 1678, 1855, 1647 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Jägers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jägers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jägers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jägers 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:

Jägers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gerh Jagers, who landed in America in 1846

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Jägers Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Jägers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jägers 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 6 June 2015 at 18:45.

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