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Gibbs meaning and name origin
Gibbs \gi(b)-bs\ as a boy's name has the meaning "bright hostage; son of Gilbert" and is a variant of Gibbes (Scottish, Old English): the name goes back to 1066 when the noble family Gybbes invaded along with William. Also a variant of Gibson (Old English): actor Mel Gibson.
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Popularity of Gibbs
Gibbs is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#414 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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