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Definition: This last name, a derivation of JÄGER, was given to those who were hunters, taken from the German word "jagen," meaning to chase or hunt.

Surname Origin: German, Danish

Alternate Surname Spellings: YAGER, JAGER, JÄGER, JAEGER, YAEGYR

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Surname Finder - YAEGER Genealogy & Family Resources
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YAEGER Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Yaeger surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

YAEGER Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - YAEGER Genealogy
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Research your German family tree with the help of these German genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and Germany genealogy research guides.

Cousin Connect - YAEGER Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - YAEGER Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name YAEGER.

MyCinnamonToast.com - YAEGER Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the YAEGER surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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