Tucker

The Meaning & Origin of the Name Tucker

Tucker is an English boy name, which has 6 letters.

Tucker is an English name derived from the Old French word "tucke," meaning "to search or examine." It can also mean "cloth worker."

Pronuncation Tuhk-er

Alternate Meaning Tucker of cloth

Origin or Current Usage English

Gender M

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Detailed Information About The Name Tucker

The name 'Tucker' is of English origin and has a rich history. It is derived from the occupational surname 'Tucker,' which refers to a person engaged in the process of fulling cloth. Fulling is a step in textile manufacturing that involves cleaning, thickening, and softening of cloth. The name 'Tucker' is derived from the Old English word 'tucian,' which means "to torment" or "to grasp." It was commonly used as a surname in medieval England, reflecting the occupation of the cloth fuller.

The popularity of the name 'Tucker' as a first name began to rise in the late 19th century and has continued to be a preferred choice for parents ever since. One factor contributing to its appeal is its strong and masculine sound. The name 'Tucker' conveys a sense of resilience, determination, and hard work.

In recent years, 'Tucker' has gained even more popularity, particularly in the United States. It is often chosen as a first name for boys, but it has also been used as a gender-neutral name. Famous individuals with the name 'Tucker' include Tucker Carlson, the renowned American television personality, and Tucker Max, an American author and public speaker.

When choosing the name 'Tucker,' parents may be drawn to its energetic and confident vibe. It carries associations of reliability, dependability, and strength. Additionally, the name has a timeless quality that can ensure its longevity and appeal for generations to come.

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