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Jäger (German pronunciation: [ˈjɛːɡɐ] as in Yeager) is the German word for "hunter", and also a common German surname.

The various meanings of Jäger, Jaeger and Jager include:


  • JägerMonkey, the next-generation JavaScript engine introduced in Firefox 4


See also: Rifleman



  • Jaeger, the North American name for the smaller species of the skua family of seabirds
  • Jaeger's Anetia, a species of butterfly in the Danaidae family


  • Gray Fox (Frank Jaeger), a character in the Metal Gear series
  • Jagar Tharn, a fictional character in The Elder Scrolls universe
  • Karl Jaeger, a playable character in the game Alien Swarm
  • Felix Jaeger, a fictional character in the Gotrek and Felix series
  • Jägermonsters, a fictional race from the Girl Genius comics
  • Gen. Radi Jaeger, a fictional villain in the video game Valkyria Chronicles
  • The Strong Jaeger, a red and yellow robot with a signature J on his chest appearing in the videos of songs of the same name in the beatmania IIDX music games
  • Jäger, the field-name of the first and most basic of the Southern forces in the video and board game series Heavy Gear
  • Jaegers, small steampunk-style attack bots used by Nemesis in City of Heroes and City of Villains
  • Each of the "Invisible 9" units of the manga and anime series Pumpkin Scissors is nicknamed using "Jäger"; the soldiers of the most prominent unit, 901 are known as Gespenst Jäger
  • Jager, a playable defensive character in the asymmetric multiplayer modes of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. His name is a result of German affiliation with GSG 9 and his roaming or 'hunting' play-style.
  • The Bishop's Jaegers (1932), a comic novel by Thorne Smith
  • Pilgrim Jäger, a Japanese manga series
  • Jaeger Corps in The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
  • Jäger Sucher, German for hunter searcher, clandestine government group of werewolf hunters in the Night Creature series by Lori Handeland
  • Jaegers, a fictional type of giant piloted robots (mecha) that fight alien monsters called Kaiju in the 2013 film Pacific Rim
  • Eren Jäger/Eren Yeager, protagonist in the Attack on Titan manga and anime
  • Jaeger, a tank-like character of the Teknos faction in The Unholy War
  • Jaegers, a group in the Akame ga Kill! manga and anime
  • Franz Jaeger, a fictional german bank box company which features in the danish comedy film series, the Olsen gang


  • Armi Jager, an Italian firearms manufacturer
  • Eheim, a German company that makes aquarium heaters under the name Jäger
  • Hunter Jaegers, an Australian netball team
  • Jaeger (automobile), an automobile built in Belleville, Michigan by the Jaeger Motor Car Company
  • Jaeger (clothing), a United Kingdom clothing retailer
  • Jaegers, an obsolete term for a union suit (or "woolly combinations") first popularised by the Jaeger clothing company and named after Gustav Jäger
  • Jaeger 70, a hybrid of two American species of grape
  • Jaeger, a trademark owned by Magneti Marelli
  • Jaeger-LeCoultre, a maker of watches
  • Jager (plural Jagers), the Dutch word for hunter
  • Jager, the name of the blue armor upgrade in the Zoids series
  • Jager, an alternative name for Eger in Hungary
  • Jägerschnitzel, a German dish of fried meat cutlets with mushroom gravy
  • Jägermeister, a German liquor
  • Jägerbomb, a cocktail consisting of one shot of Jägermeister dropped into a glass of an energy drink
  • Jagertee, a drink made by mixing rum into black tea
  • Kerberos Panzer Jäger, a 2006 Japanese radio drama
  • Rote Jäger, a short-lived German military football club active during World War II
  • Jäger (or Jaeger), a release skill performed on the horizontal bar or uneven bars in gymnastics

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