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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.

Gibbs is also pronounced similarly to Gybbes. Other suggested similar baby names are Gibb, Gibbe and Gibby.

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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).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Gibbs name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Gibbs with its source forms and related boy baby names.


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