Gibson Family History
Gibson Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin see Giblin . This surname is also common among African Americans.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022