What does Jaeger mean?
Jaeger /jae-ger/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced JAY-ger. It is of German origin, and the meaning of Jaeger is "hunter". The similar sounding Jagur, a biblical place name, is an Aramaic name meaning "heap of stones; marker".
How popular is Jaeger?
Jaeger is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#2695 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only popular alternative form of Jaeger (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 is Jagger (#705 last year). This boy name was at the peak of its popularity in 2012 (usage of 0.443%) and has become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.295%, 33.4% less). Jagger (#705) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list, with this name having a revival in popularity. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jaeger and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)