Recent research shows that the family name Tucker has been established in Europe for over 1000 years. Tucker is a English occupational name of old French origins. The earliest documentation of the name was found in 1097 in the county of Wiltshire in England.
Tucker is the 469th most common last name in the UK. World wide there are around 81183 people with this last name. The recently published 1911 census carried out by H.M. Treasury for the United Kingdom and Ireland shows the greatest number of Tucker's in the county of Leicestershire. If a certain legal document is to be believed the late 18th century Tucker's liked a drink or four. A tarnished past is evident, particularly around the summer of 1865 when Chris Tucker stole a gold ring and was sentenced to prison. 104
The Tucker family are well known for their outgoing mannerisms. The surname is historically linked with Neptune, causing Tuckers to often be contradictory and energetic. Often like children, they demand constant attention, admiration, and the spending on them of time, getting upset if they dont get what they feel they deserve.