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pinWhat does Gibson mean?

Gibson /gib-son/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gibson is "son of Gilbert". Gibbes and variants go back to 1066 when the noble family Gybbes invaded along with William. Actor Mel Gibson.


Gibson has 8 variants: Gibb, Gibbe, Gibbes, Gibbons, Gibbs, Gibby, Gillson and Gilson.

Gibson has 1 more related form via Gibbes: Gybbes.

Kreatif forms: Gibdon, Gibzean, Gison. [more]

pinHow popular is Gibson?

Gibson is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#119 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Gibson for boys. Gibson entered the list in 2010 and reached its highest rank of #823 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #861 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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