So, I’ve been thinking about Tuco a lot lately, and I got to wondering about his name. Is it a real name? Are people named Tuco? Googling “Tuco” will give you both our guy from The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly and the one from Breaking Bad (who’s obviously named after the former), and very little else. Then I came across this great discussion from a few years ago with other people wondering about the same thing.
Recap and other thoughts related to Tuco’s name, and Pablo’s, behind a cut because this got longer than I anticipated (god, I’m wordy):