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Tuckey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Tuckey comes from one of the family having 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. [1]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 Tuckey was a nickname surname given to a courageous person.

Early Origins of the Tuckey family


The surname Tuckey was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Tuckey family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tuckey research.
Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1741, 1565, 1623, 1601, 1614, 1592, 1664, 1654, 1664, 1625 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Tuckey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tuckey Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Tuckey have been found, including: Tucker, Tooker, Toker, Tokker and others.

Early Notables of the Tuckey family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Admiral Thomas Tucker; Giles Tooker (c 1565-1623), an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1614; Edward Tooker (c. 1592-1664), an...
Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tuckey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Tuckey family to Ireland


Some of the Tuckey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Tuckey family to the New World and Oceana


Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Tuckey, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Tuckey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Tuckey, who landed in Virginia in 1714 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joshua Tuckey, who arrived in New England in 1717 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Tuckey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Tuckey a seaman, who arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Rapid" in 1836 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAPID 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Rapid.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Tuckey (post 1700)


  • William Tuckey (1708-1781), English-born, American composer, choir master and organist; he debuted Handel's Messiah in the Americas for the first time in 1770
  • Tom Tuckey (1884-1950), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Boston Doves in 1908 and 1909
  • Richard James Kenneth "Dick" Tuckey (1913-1974), American football running back for the Cleveland Rams (1938) and the Washington Redskins (1938)
  • Raymond Tuckey (1910-2005), English tennis player, son of Agnes Tuckey
  • Agnes Katherine Raymond Tuckey (1877-1972), English tennis player, co-winner of the first Wimbledon mixed doubles in 1913, mother of Raymond Tuckey
  • Charles Wilson "Ironbar" Tuckey (b. 1935), Australian politician, Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government (2001-2003)
  • James Hingston Tuckey (1776-1816), Irish-born, British explorer and Royal Navy captain, known for his exploration of the River Congo in 1816
  • Hobart Tuckey (1884-1951), Australian politician, Member of the Legislative Council of Western Australia (1934-1951)
  • C Tuckey, Australian footballer and rugby player who played for the Eastern Suburbs club in 1924
  • Brent Tuckey (b. 1979), Australian footballer who played for Collingwood and West Coast (1998-2002)

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Citations


  1. ^ Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAPID 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Rapid.htm

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