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Gibney Name Meaning

Irish (Midlands and Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gibne ‘descendant of Gibne’, a byname meaning ‘hound’. See also McGibney.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mcgibney, Gainey, Graney, Guiney, Tinney, Ginty, Ginley, Kidney

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Gibney Family Origin

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Gibney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gibney. A less common occupation for the Gibney family was Blacksmith. The most common Gibney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Gibney's were Farmers.

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Gibney Historical Records

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Gibney Life Expectancy

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