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The name Jäggers finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a person who tends draughthorses.

Jäggers Early Origins



The surname Jäggers 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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Jäggers Spelling Variations


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Jäggers Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Jäggers has been recorded under many different variations, including Jagger, Jaggers and others.

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Jäggers Early History


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Jäggers Early History



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

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Jäggers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jäggers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jäggers 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Jäggers or a variant listed above:

Jäggers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George N. Jaggers, aged 49, who arrived in America, in 1893
  • Mrs. George N. Jaggers, aged 47, who arrived in America, in 1893

Jäggers Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Homer Jaggers, aged 22, who arrived in America, in 1918
  • Edward Jaggers, aged 29, who arrived in America from Birmingham, England, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jäggers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jäggers (post 1700)



  • Stanley Jaggers (b. 1889), American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1936, 1948; Chair of Larue County Republican Party, 1940-50
  • Bobby Jaggers (b. 1948), American retired professional wrestler
  • Amy Crossley Jaggers (1908-1993), British Olympic gymnast
  • John Jaggers (1872-1942), British trade unionist and Labour Party politician
  • Samuel Thornton Jaggers (1904-1964), Welsh cricketer

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Jäggers Historic Events


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Jäggers Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Eric Jaggers (b. 1919), English Stoker 2nd Class serving for the Royal Navy from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. 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. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Jäggers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jäggers 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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