When Dawson Robert Tucker was born on 13 February 1894, in Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States, his father, John Lewis Tucker, was 27 and his mother, Eula L Hughes, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Ella Mae Gilmore. He lived in Henry, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 6 Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 26 May 1922, in Bay Harbor, Bay, Florida, United States, at the age of 28.
English (southwestern): occupational name from Middle English tuker(e), toker(e) ‘tucker, fuller’, a derivative of tuken ‘to torment, beat’ (Old English tūcian), for someone who fulled and finished cloth. This name for the occupation was characteristic of the West Country. Compare Fuller and Walker and see also Tuckerman .
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear, beloved’.
Americanized form of Jewish Tocker or Toker (see Tokarz ).