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The name Jägger is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was taken on by someone who worked as a person who tends draughthorses.

Jägger Early Origins



The surname Jägger was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Jägger Spelling Variations


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Jägger Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Jägger include Jagger, Jaggers and others.

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Jägger Early History


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Jägger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jägger research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1568 and 1623 are included under the topic Early Jägger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jägger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jägger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jägger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Jägger Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jeremy Jagger settled in Wethersfield in 1637
  • James Jagger, who arrived in Maryland in 1659
  • Jonathon Jagger settled in Stamford Conn. in 1673

Jägger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Jagger settled in New England in 1770

Jägger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William, Charles, George, John and Thomas Jagger settled in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860

Jägger Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Jagger arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm
  • Mary Jagger arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm
  • Jim Jagger arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm
  • John Jagger arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm
  • Robert Jagger arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jägger Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J. A. Jagger arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Anazi" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jägger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jägger (post 1700)



  • Dean Jagger (1903-1991), Academy Award-winning and a Daytime Emmy Award winning American film actor
  • Elizabeth Scarlett Jagger (b. 1984), American model and actress
  • Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger (b. 1943), Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning English singer of the Rolling Stones
  • David Jagger (1891-1958), English painter
  • Joseph Hobson Jagger (1830-1892), British engineer
  • Charles Sargeant Jagger (1885-1934), British sculptor best known for his war memorials

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm

Other References

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  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Jägger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jägger 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.

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