When Valentin Jeger was born on 18 July 1890, in Molinis, Graubünden, Switzerland, his father, Michael Jäger, was 21 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Schaedler, was 20. He married Anna Goetz on 31 July 1920, in Molinis, Graubünden, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.
Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Camille, Lucien, Pierre, Yvon, Antoine, Aurele, Emile, Jacques, Marcel, Zoel, Adelard.
French (Léger) and English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Leudgari, composed of the elements leud ‘people’ and gari (from garwa) ‘ready, eager’ or gari ‘spear’ and Latinized as Leodegar(ius). The name was borne by a 7th-century Christian saint, bishop of Autun, whose fame contributed to the popularity of the name in France. See also Ledger and St. Leger .
French (Léger): nickname from léger ‘light, superficial’.
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