Meaning and Origin of: Jagger

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  • English : Carter

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  • English (West Yorkshire) : occupational name from Middle Englishjagger ‘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.

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