Origins Available: Dutch
Early Origins of the Yaggar family
The surname Yaggar 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.
Early History of the Yaggar family
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Yaggar Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jager, Jäger, Jagger, Jagerr, Jagers, Jaager, Jägger and many more.
Early Notables of the Yaggar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yaggar family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Jager, who came to New York in 1710; Andreas Jager, who came to Pennsylvania in 1752; C. Hermann Jager, who came to Texas in 1836; Agathe Jager, who arrived in New York, NY in 1853.