Jaeger Name Meaning & Origin

Jaeger

Pronunciation: YAY-ger, JAY-ger (key)

Origin of the name Hunter:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Middle English hunte (a hunter, a huntsman). Short: Hunt.

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Meanings and history of the name Jaeger

According to the American Heritage Dictionary (via TFD.com), Jaeger has two English meanings:
1. Any of several Arctic and Boreal sea birds of the genus Stercorarius that harass smaller birds and snatch the food they drop. Also called skua.
2. A huntsman or hunting attendant.

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