Tucker Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Tucker
'Ker, Kerry, Sparky, Tuck, Tuckeverlasting, Tuckster, Tucky
- Meanings and history of the name Tucker
Traditionally an Anglo-Saxon surname that originated as an occupational name. Tuckers were associated with the preparation of cloth and clothing, and with the old English verb "tūcian" ("to torment") which was part of the process of softening cloth. Additionally there is some precedent for a connection with the Gaelic O'Tuachair, used to identify a descendant (historically male) of "the brave one." This is similar to the French sobriquet "tout-coeur" ("all heart").
- Famous real-life people named Tucker
Tucker Hart Adams (female), economist known for predicting the 2001 recession
"Tucker" Ashford (male), professional baseball player
Tucker Bounds (male), public relations strategist
Tucker Carlson (male), bow tie-wearing television personality
Tucker Eskew (male), Republican political consultant
"Tucker" Frederickson (male), professional football player
Tucker Martine (male), Grammy-nominated record producer and musician
Tucker Max (male), New York Times best-selling author, blogger, producer
Tucker Moore Reed (female), young adult fiction author, blogger, activist
Tucker Reed (male), politician in the state of New York
"Tucker" Smith (male), actor/singer/dancer best known for role in "West Side Story"
Tucker McFadden Wilkerson (b. 2012), son of American actress, voice actress, director, producer, singer, fashion designer, and businesswoman Melissa Joan Hart
- Tucker in song, story & screen
Charles Tucker III (Connor Trinneer), chief engineer in "Star Trek: Enterprise"
John Tucker (Jesse Metcalfe), titular character in "John Tucker Must Die"
Lavernius Tucker (Jason Saldaña), major character in "Red vs. Blue"
Libby Tucker (Dinah Manoff), from Neil Simon's play/film "I Ought To Be in Pictures"
Preston Tucker (Jeff Bridges), "Tucker: The Man and His Dream"
Tom Tucker (Seth MacFarlane), news achorman from "Family Guy"
Surname of immortal family in Natalie Babbitt's novel "Tuck Everlasting"
Tucker (Dustin Hoffman), a pony in the family film "Racing Stripes"
Tucker "Tuck" Carbunkle (Audrey Wasilewski), little brother from "My Life As A Teenage Robot"
Tucker Crowe, reclusive singer in Nick Hornby's novel "Juliet, Naked"
Tucker Foley (Rickey Collins), supporting character on Nickelodeon's "Danny Phantom"
Tucker Jenkins (Todd Carty), titular character of the BBC's "Tucker's Luck"
Tucker McGee (Alan Tudyk), title character in comedy film "Dale & Tucker Vs Evil"