Tukes Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Tuke, from the Old Norse personal name Tóki. Perhaps also an altered spelling of the German personal name Dux, or Düx, from a short form of Benedictus (see Benedict).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jukes, Toles, Duke, Kunes, Turkel, Tomes, Tookes, Lukes, Tuckey

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Tukes Family Origin

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Tukes Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Sailor

    22%
  • Cook

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tukes family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Sailor and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tukes. The most common Tukes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Tukes's were Laborers.

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Tukes Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Tukes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Tukes in 1961 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tukes

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