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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

What did your Tukes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tukes. 32% of Tukes men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Tukes women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tukes were Assessor and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Assessor
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Cook
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tukes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tukes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tukes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 102 immigration records available for the last name Tukes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 510 military records available for the last name Tukes. For the veterans among your Tukes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tukes Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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