Tuck Family History

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Tuck Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Tóki, of uncertain origin, perhaps a short form of þorkell (see Turkel). Altered spelling of German and Jewish Tuch.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Buck, Turk, Tock, Huck, Tack, Puck, Duck, Tulk, Luck, Ruck

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Tuck Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tuck name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tuck. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Tuck Family Origin

Where is the Tuck family from?

Tuck Family Occupations

What did your Tuck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tuck family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuck. The most common Tuck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Tuck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tuck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tuck Historical Records

What Tuck family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 124,000 census records available for the last name Tuck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Tuck. For the veterans among your Tuck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuck Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuck lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Tuck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Tuck in 1950 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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