When William Sidney Tucker was born on 29 September 1884, in Cuthbert, Randolph, Georgia, United States, his father, Eli Luther Tucker, was 29 and his mother, Leonora Holt DuBose, was 35. He died on 29 September 1884, in his hometown, at the age of 0.
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 ).