The surname Tucker is of English origin.It was an occupational name for a fuller.In Medieval times cloth had to be ‘fulled’,that is scoured and thickened by being beaten in water.Originally this was done by trampling and beating it in a trough.In the extreme south west of England this gave rise to the name Tucker,from the Old English verb ‘tucian’,to torment,later to tuck,to full;thus the name comes to signify a tucker or fuller.In the south east of England it gave rise to the surname Fuller and in the north west it gave rise to Walker.The name could also occasionally be used as a nickname for a brave or generous man,derived from the Old French ‘tout’ all (Latin totus) and ‘coeur’ heart (Latin cor);all heart.The name is still a great West country surname in England,especially in Devon and Dorset.The name was used by Jewish people as an anglicization of a the name,To(c)ker;a Polish name for a turner. The name dates back to the twelfth century were a Baldwin Tuckere is recorded in historical … Coat of arms: Azure, a chevr…
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