Nager Family History
Nager Name Meaning
German (Näger): occupational name for a tailor or embroiderer from an agent derivative of Middle High German næjen ‘to sew to embroider’. Swiss German: nickname for a stingy person from Middle High German nagen ‘to gnaw’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Nagar (showing alteration of the final vowel under Yiddish influence).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022