Tucker family crest


Tucker family crest

Colors on the Tucker family crest explained

Argent (silver) - is an ancient symbol of peacefulness and sincerity, two things the Tuckers were known for.

Azure (blue) - represents the Tucker family's loyalty and truthful nature


  Symbols on the Tucker family crest explained   

The Chevron shape - symbolizes the historical Tucker family home, the importance of home for family members through the years and the safety this provides.

The seahorse - is a symbol from early times that represents the Tucker family's power over water and at sea.


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Origins of the Tucker family name

The Tucker family name is thought to originate from the Old French word "tuckere", meaning "one who makes or sells cloth".
 It is thought that the family name was brought to England by Norman settlers.
The name is also found in Ireland and Scotland, but is most common in England.

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Summary of the Tucker family and the Tucker family crest

  • The first recorded use of the Tucker family name was in 12th century England.
  • The name Tucker is derived from the Old French term "tuckere," meaning "one who fuller or cleans cloth."
  • The name was first found in Devon, where the family has been seated since early times.
  • The Tucker family were originally from Normandy in France.
  • The family came to England after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
  • The first record of the name in England is from the Domesday Book in 1086, which lists a man named Turoc as a landowner in Suffolk.
  • The Tucker name continued to be found in Suffolk throughout the Middle Ages.
  • The Tucker family were one of the first families to settle in the New World, arriving in Massachusetts in 1630.
  • The Tucker family were early pioneers in the westward expansion of the United States, with members settling in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia.
  • The Tuckers were active in the American Revolution, with several members serving in the Continental Army.