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Jaeger Name Meaning

German (mostly Jäger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a hunter, Middle High German jeger(e), Middle Low German jeger(e) (agent derivatives of jagen ‘to hunt’); as a Jewish surname, it is mainly ornamental, derived from German Jäger. The surname is also established in Scandinavia (Swedish Jäger; Danish and Norwegian Jæger) and has been Latinized as Venator.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Saeger, Jager, Jagger, Praeger, Nager, Manger, Saenger, Zanger

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Jaeger Family Origin

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Jaeger Family Occupations

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  • Baker Master Employg 3 Men

    17%
  • Cab Driver

    17%
  • Iron Merchant

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jaeger family was Merchant. Baker Master Employg 3 Men, Cab Driver and Iron Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jaeger. The most common Jaeger occupation in the UK was Baker Master Employg 3 Men. 17% of Jaeger's were Baker Master Employg 3 Mens.

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Jaeger Historical Records

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Jaeger Life Expectancy

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