The Tuckley name was originally an Anglo-Saxon
name that was given to 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 Tuckley was a nickname
surname given to a courageous person.
Early Origins of the Tuckley family
The surname Tuckley was first found in Devon
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times.
Early History of the Tuckley family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tuckley 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 Tuckley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Tuckley Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Tuckley has undergone many spelling variations
, including Tucker, Tooker, Toker, Tokker and others.
Early Notables of the Tuckley 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 Tuckley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Tuckley family to Ireland
Some of the Tuckley 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 Tuckley family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tuckley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Richard Tuckley, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Florentia" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FLORENTIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Florentia.htm