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Origin and popularity of the name GIBLIN


Giblin : 1: Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Ó Gibelláin ‘descendant of Gibeallán’ a personal name of uncertain meaning. The Ó Gibealláin were a prominent ecclesiastical family in County Roscommon during the 13–14th centuries.2: French: shortened form of Gibelin from a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with the element gib a variant of geb ‘gift’ (see Gebhardt).

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

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