Tucker, meaning “cloth thickener,” is a great male dog name for dogs who are tough or independent. Find out more about dogs named Tucker.


Name: Tucker

Meaning: Cloth thickener

Personality: Tough, Independent

About This Name: Tucker is a popular name for dogs in movies, TV shows, books and celebrity homes. In the widely viewed 2013 Hallmark movie Christmas With Tucker, a teen from Alaska forms a strong bond with a 3-legged collie/husky mix named Tucker. Tucker Albrizzi is a young actor who has played roles in movies and television series including Good Luck Charlie and Big Time Rush. Other notables include the son of former U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle and Tucker Gates, who directed several episodes of the TV series Alias and Lost.

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