First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Rucker

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rucker

Darius Rucker is a rock music, pop music, contemporary r&b, and country music musician. His ongoing career started in 1986. Darius was given the name Darius Carlos Rucker on May 13th, 1966.


Lamman Rucker is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Lamman was born on October 6th, 1971 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Rudy Rucker is an author. Rudy was given the name Rudolf von Bitter Rucker on March 22nd, 1946 in Louisville, Kentucky.


Frostee Rucker is a football player for the Arizona Cardinals. Frostee was born on September 14th, 1983 in Tustin, California.


Ursula Rucker is a spoken word, hip hop music, neo soul, and electronica singing and songwriter. She has had major accomplishments since 1994.


Holcombe Rucker was an important individual. Holcombe was born on March 2nd, 1926 in Harlem. He breathed his last breath in 1965.


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Popularity of Rucker as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rucker U.S.
  White 45.71% 64.26%
  African American 48.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.43% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rucker

People with the last name Rucker are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rucker

  • How Popular is the name Rucker? Rucker is the 36,230th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rucker was the 1,326th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rucker have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95 babies born with the first name Rucker in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rucker to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rucker? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rucker first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rucker is Saturday, July 2nd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Rucker born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rucker was in 2013 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rucker: Your name in reverse order is Rekcur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kucrer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rucker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 26,581 people with the last name Rucker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rucker? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Rucker as their last name.

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What does the name Rucker mean?

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Uis for unique, your love of life.

Cis for congenial, your pleasing way.

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Ris for romp, you know how to have fun!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.