What does Gibson mean?
Gibson [gib-son] 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.
(male) Gibdon, Gison, ..
(female) Gibsonne, Gibsonny, ..
How 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 history of Gibson for boys. Gibson reached its highest rank of #823 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #944 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Suggested similar names are Adison, Adisson (see Addison), Aimon, Albion, Alisson, Babson, Colson, Dayson, Dickson, Eifion, Eilon, Einion, Elison, Ericson, Fabron, Garion, Garron, Garson, Gaston, Gaylon, Gershon, Gerson, Gian, Gibbor, Gibor, Gideon▲, Gideone, Gidon, Gilian, Gillen, Gillon, Gilon, Gino, Giovan, Girvan, Girvon (see Girvin), Giusto, Griffon, Gurion, Guryon, Hilton▼, Hobbson (see Hobson), Hobson, Jaison, Jakson, Jason▼, Jayson▲, Jimson, Judson, Karson▲, Labron, Lion, Mabon, Mason▲, Nilson, Nilsson, Nixon▲, Orson, Parson, Rawson, Rion, Riston, Robeson, Robson, Sanson, Simeon, Simon▲, Simpson, Simyon, Tayson, Timon, Tyson▲, Vinson, Wilson▼ and Zion▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gibson.See names in meaning and etymology.