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The name Jagger 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.

Jagger Early Origins



The surname Jagger 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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Jagger Spelling Variations


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Jagger 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 Jagger include Jagger, Jaggers and others.

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Jagger Early History


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Jagger Early History



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

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Jagger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jagger Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Jagger 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

Jagger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Jagger settled in New England in 1770

Jagger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

Jagger 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.)

Jagger 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 Jagger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jagger (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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  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

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Jagger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jagger 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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