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Tucker Name Meaning

English (chiefly southwestern England and South Wales): occupational name for a fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle English tuck(en) ‘to full cloth’ (Old English tucian ‘to torment’). This was the term used for the process in the Middle Ages in southwestern England, and the surname is more common there than elsewhere. Compare Fuller and Walker. Americanized form of Jewish To(c)ker (see Tokarz). Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear’, ‘beloved’. Possibly also an Americanized form of German Tucher, from an occupational name for a cloth maker or merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tuoch ‘cloth’.

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


Similar surnames: Hucker, Ducker, Turner, Lucker, Zucker, Tacker, Turkel, Stucker

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Tucker Family Origin

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Tucker Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tucker. The most common Tucker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Tucker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tucker family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Tucker Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Tucker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tucker in 1941 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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