Tucker

Tucker - A very unique male name



  Jun 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tucker, meaning fabric pleater, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1955 on position #1750. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tucker and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tucker? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tucker. The baby boy name Tucker was given to 2,009 baby boys in 2012, ranking #185 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 817 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tucker peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 185.



Famous with this name

Allison Tucker
Karen Tucker


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Tucker is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tucker is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #57 - and is the least popular in California at position #405.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tucker is where you live.


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Tucker origin and meaning

Tucker is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means fabric pleater. To see famous people named Tucker, pop culture references for the name Tucker and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tucker

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tucker, sorted by popularity.

Thatcher / Tiger / Takahiro / Tushar / Toshiro / Tysir / Tahjir / Tetsuro /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012185
2011196
2010204
2009224
2008236
2007243
2006260
2005268
2004286
2003291
2002294
2001285
2000286
1999294
1998305
1997298
1996323
1995339
1994344
1993377
1992436
1991447
1990469
1989499
1988655
1987932
19861054
1985898
1984846
1983902
19821101
19811175
19801176
19791279
19781209
19771401
19762242
19751338
19741671
19722030
19711757
19691847
19671712
19551750

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota57
Montana63
Maine75
North Dakota84
Kansas88
Oklahoma90
Wyoming95
Vermont97
Mississippi98
Iowa99
West Virginia99
Alabama99
Tennessee100
Idaho102
Arkansas102
New Hampshire108
Missouri110
Kentucky113
Nebraska115
Wisconsin119
Minnesota123
North Carolina125
Louisiana138
Georgia144
Indiana147
South Carolina154
Colorado161
Utah162
Virginia163
Washington178
Pennsylvania178
Ohio193
Michigan202
Oregon205
Massachusetts220
Maryland228
Connecticut234
Florida242
Texas252
Illinois260
Arizona283
New Mexico316
New York356
Nevada390
California405

Even more about Tucker


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tucker a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tucker?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tucker
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 817
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1955
2012 births +2,009

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