Gibney


Gibney households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Gibney numerous: Meath, Tyrone etc. Ir. Ó Gibne. (gibne, a lock of hair). A sept of Meath.
Mac Gibne Mac Gibney: cuíosach annamh: Béal Feirste & Áth Cliath. Is cosúil gur clann Ultach faoi leith a bhí ann, ach ar aon dul le Ó Gibne, q.v.
MacGibney fairly rare: Belfast area, Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Gibne (SGA) perhaps from gibne, a lock of hair, a head-band. See also Gibney.
Ó Gibne Gibney: líonmhar: an Mhí agus máguaird. B'fhéidir go bhfuil baint le "gibne" a chiallaíonn dlaoi gruaige, ach tugann de Bhulbh an bhrí "cú".


Parishes where Gibney and a second surname are found together

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