Gibson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Gibson Name Meaning: From the Germanic "gisil" and "berht", meaning "pledge", "noble youth" and "hostage".

Gibson is a form of the medieval name \"Gib\", a shortened form of \"Gilbert\", which comes from the Germanic \"gisil\" and \"berht\".

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Gibson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Gibson family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 604
Agricultural Labourer 603
Independent 431
Farmer 221
Male Servant 182
Labourer 175
Shoe Maker 120
Coal Miner 111
Apprentice 63
Tailor 61
Blacksmith 58
Dress Maker 54
Joiner 52
Weaver 51
Carpenter 49
Independant 43
Clerk 42
Gardener 41
Ag Labourer 40
Butcher 38
Pauper 37
Mason 37
Cotton Weaver 34
Grocer 34
Pupil 32

Gibson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Gibson 100% 185,175
2 Gibbson 86% 1,247
3 Gebson 83% 588
4 Gobson 83% 550

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The surname Gibson is the most popular version of all its varients

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