Gibbons



Parishes where Gibbons and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:2Armagh:1Carlow:2Cork:23
Cork city:2Derry:6Donegal:31Down:2
Dublin:17Dublin city:12Galway:85Kerry:1
Kildare:12Kilkenny:1Laois:2Leitrim:3
Limerick:21Longford:6Louth:1Mayo:353
Meath:14Monaghan:4Offaly:14Roscommon:48
Sligo:3Tipperary:28Tyrone:7Waterford:12
Westmeath:6Wexford:1Wicklow:2

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.

Variants in Griffith's
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Gibbin: 6
Gibbing: 2
Gibbings: 14
Gibbins: 18
Gibbions: 12
Gibbon: 59
Gibbons: 722

Non-Griffith's Variants

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De Burca
Gibben
Gibbens
Gibbonds
Gibings
Gibions
Gibones
Gibons
Gybbons
Mac Giobuin
Mac Giolla GiobĂșin


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