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Gibney Name Meaning

Irish (Midlands and Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gibne ‘descendant of Gibne’, a byname meaning ‘hound’. See also McGibney.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mcgibney, Gainey, Graney, Guiney, Tinney, Ginty, Ginley, Kidney

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Gibney Family Origin

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Gibney Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Charwoman

    6%
  • Fish Dealer

    6%
  • Leather Merchant

    6%

In 1881, the most common Gibney occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Gibney's were Labourers. Labourer, Charwoman and Fish Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gibney. A less common occupation for the Gibney family was Leather Merchant.

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Gibney Historical Records

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Gibney Life Expectancy

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