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Gibson Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb.

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


Similar surnames: Gipson, Sibson, Gibbon, Gilson, Kitson, Dobson, Eidson, Wilson

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Gibson Family Origin

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Gibson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gibson family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gibson. The most common Gibson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Gibson's were Farmers.

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Gibson Historical Records

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Gibson Life Expectancy

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Famous Gibson Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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