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Gender: Male Meaning of Gibson: "Gilbert's son" Origin of Gibson: English Gibson's Popularity in 2017: #921

The name Gibson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Gilbert's son". Gibson is ranked #921 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Son Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

From the experts:

Gibson is an undiscovered patronymic surname, with some appealing nicknames. It also brings to mind the popular brand of guitars.

Though rarely heard in front place, Gibson is a popular surname that has been dotted across popular culture—think actors Mel and Thomas, buckaroo Hoot, tennis champ Althea, baseball stars Josh and Kirk, and the illustrator famed as the "Gibson Girl" creator, Charles Dana Gibson.

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Famous People Named Gibson

Gibson Jerome "Gibby" Haynes, lead singer of American band Butthole Surfers
Gibson Borelli, American teen chef and TV personality
Gibson Kyle Johnson (b. 2016) son of reality TV personality Emily Maynard ("The Bachelorette") and Tyler Johnson
Mel Gibson, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Gibson

Gibson Andrew Praise, mind-reading boy who appeared in "The X Files"
Gibson, character from the TV series "A.N.T. Farm"
Gibson, character on animated series "Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!"
Gibson Guitars
Gibson, North Carolina, USA
Gibson Girl, symbol of female beauty in the 1890s

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