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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".


Jaeger has 2 variants: Jagger and Jagur.

Kreatif forms: Jayger, Jeger, Joger. [more]

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%, down 33.4%). 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jagger in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jaeger and related baby names outside U.S.