Meaning and name origin
Jaeger \ja(e)-ger\ as a boy's 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".
Jaeger is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3326 out of 88799, Top 4%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jaeger and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Jagger (#705). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).