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Tuck Family History

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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Where is the Tuck family from?

You can see how Tuck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tuck families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 31 Tuck families living in Maine. This was about 20% of all the recorded Tuck's in USA. Maine and 1 other state had the highest population of Tuck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tuck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tuck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tuck. 22% of Tuck men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Tuck women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuck were Truck Driver and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Seamstress
    5%
  • Cook
    5%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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