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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Yeager

  • When was the first name Yeager first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Yeager is Saturday, January 27th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Yeager? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Yeager. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Yeager: Your name in reverse order is Regaey. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Egyrea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yeager? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 22,634 people with the last name Yeager.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yeager? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Yeager as their last name.
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Popularity of Yeager as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yeager U.S.
  White 93.95% 64.26%
  African American 1.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.61% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yeager

People with the last name Yeager are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Yeager" mean? The list below shows the origins of Yeager as well as things modernly associated with the name Yeager such as celebrities named Yeager.

From German Jäger

  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Oklahoma.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yeager

Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager is a military person. Chuck was born in 1923 as Charles Elwood Yeager in Myra, West Virginia, U.S.


Bunny Yeager

Bunny Yeager is a photographer. Bunny was born in 1930 as Linnea Eleanor Yeager in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.


What does the name Yeager mean?

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Gis for genial, a pleasing personality.

Eis for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Past life for Yeager born Jul 19, 1972

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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