Jagger Family History

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Jagger Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): occupational name from Middle English jagger ‘carter’, ‘peddler’, an agent derivative of Middle English jag ‘pack’, ‘load’ (of unknown origin). All or most present-day bearers of this surname are probably members of a single family, which originally came from Staniland in the parish of Halifax. During the 16th century it spread through the Calder valley, and from there to other parts of England.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Jaeger, Badger, Jaggers, Gager, Alger, Wagner, Ranger, Manger, Saeger

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Jagger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Jagger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Jagger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Jagger Family Origin

Where is the Jagger family from?

Jagger Family Occupations

What did your Jagger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jagger occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Jagger's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Worsted Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jagger. A less common occupation for the Jagger family was Cotton Warp Dresser.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Worsted Weaver

  • Cotton Warp Dresser


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jagger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jagger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Jagger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jagger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Jagger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Jagger. For the veterans among your Jagger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jagger Life Expectancy

What is the average Jagger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Jagger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Jagger in 1956 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jagger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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