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Origin and popularity of the name GIBBON

Origin

Gibbon : 1: English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Giboin (ancient Germanic Gebawin) or from the Old French personal name Gibon the French oblique case form of ancient Germanic Gibo a pet form of names such as Gebawin and Gibard (see Gibbard).2: English: alternatively a diminutive of the personal name Gibb.3: Scottish and Irish: variant of McGibbon.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 8,360 individuals with the name GIBBON on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name GIBBON

    JIBON de GIBBON-PORHOET GIBON GIBLON