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pinWhat does Gibbs mean?

Gibbs /gibbs/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys. Gibbs' name origin is Old English, and the name Gibbs means "bright hostage; son of Gilbert". Gibbs is an alternate spelling of Gibbes (Scottish, Old English). Gibbs is also a variation of Gibson (Old English).


Gibbs has 7 different relations via Gibbes, Gibson: Gibb, Gibbe, Gibbons, Gibby, Gillson, Gilson and Gybbes.

Kreatif forms: Gegibbs, Gibbsge, Gibbsse. [more]

pinHow popular is Gibbs?

Gibbs is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#478 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Gibbs and related names. Gibson (#861 a year ago) is the only prominent alternative form of Gibbs (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name reached its peak in the year 2013 (usage of 0.177%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.139%, down 21.5%). (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gibson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gibbs and related baby names outside U.S.