Gibbons households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Gibbons numerous: all areas particularly Connacht. Ir. Mac Giobúin. This is an English first name but most bearers of the name are descended from Anglo-Normans: either the Burkes of Connacht or the FitzGibbons of Limerick - the latter included the White Knight, one of the three Knights of Desmond. Those of Leinster and Ulster may derive from later English settlement. IF.
Mac Giobúin FitzGibbon, Gibbons: líonmhar i gcoitinne - FitzGibbon sa Mhumhain agus Gibbons i gConnachta go sonrach. B'é ceann na clainne an Ridire Bán a chónaigh ag Maigh Thamhnach, Luimneach - duine de "Triúr Ridire Dheasmhumhan". Ós na Burcaigh a shíolraigh Giobúnaigh Chonnacht a bhí suite in aice le Cruach Phádraig. Bhíodh Mac Giobáin orthu san, leis.

The surname

Parishes where Gibbons and a second surname are found together


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