Last name: GIBSON

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GIBSON : This last name is indexed 765,193 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GIBSON : English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin see Giblin. This surname is also common among African Americans.

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