Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a fuller, whose job it was to scour and thicken raw cloth by beating it and trampling it in water having derived from the Old English word tucian, which originally meant to torment and later gained the meaning to tuck or to full. CITATION[CLOSE]
Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8) Occasionally, the name Tocker was a nickname surname given to a courageous person.
Early Origins of the Tocker family
Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times.
Early History of the Tocker family
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Tocker Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Tocker have been found, including Tucker, Tooker, Toker, Tokker and others.
Early Notables of the Tocker family (pre 1700)
(c. 1592-1664), an...
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Migration of the Tocker family to Ireland
Some of the Tocker family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Tocker family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tocker Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Tocker (post 1700)
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