Giblin Family History
Giblin Name Meaning
Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Ó Gibelláin ‘descendant of Gibeallán’ a personal name of uncertain meaning. The Ó Gibealláin were a prominent ecclesiastical family in County Roscommon during the 13–14th centuries. French: shortened form of Gibelin from a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with the element gib a variant of geb ‘gift’ (see Gebhardt ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press