What does the baby name Jagger mean? Learn about what Jagger means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Jagger - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Jagger
J-A-G-G-E-R, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Jagger
JAY ger
YAY ger
Meaning of Jagger
Hunter, carter, peddlar, to chase or to hunt, huntsman, one who carries supplies, carries supplies.
Origin of Jagger
The name 'Jagger' is believed to have originated as a surname in England. It is derived from the Old English word 'jagge', which means 'to cut unevenly' or 'to notch'. This surname was often given to individuals who worked as stonemasons or who were known for their skill in carving or cutting stone. The earliest known use of the name 'Jagger' as a surname can be traced back to the 13th century in Yorkshire, England.
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Popularity of Jagger
While 'Jagger' was originally used as a surname, it has gained popularity as a given name in recent years. In the United States, the name 'Jagger' first entered the Social Security Administration's baby name records in 1992. Since then, its popularity has been steadily increasing. In 2020, 'Jagger' ranked as the 248th most popular name for boys in the United States.
Jagger currently has 73 likes, and is in the top 5% of liked boy's names. The name Donnie is slightly more popular than Jagger.

Etymology of Jagger

The etymology of the name 'Jagger' can be traced back to its Old English roots. As mentioned earlier, it is derived from the word 'jagge', which means 'to cut unevenly' or 'to notch'. This etymology reflects the historical association of the name with stonemasons and their craftsmanship.

Cultural Significance of Jagger

While the name 'Jagger' does not have significant cultural associations, it does carry a certain cool and edgy connotation. This may be due in part to its similarity to the surname of the legendary Rolling Stones frontman, Mick 'Jagger'. Mick 'Jagger's charismatic and rebellious persona has undoubtedly contributed to the name's appeal in popular culture.