Gibson Family History

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Gibson Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb.

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


Similar surnames: Gipson, Sibson, Gibbon, Gilson, Kitson, Dobson, Eidson, Wilson

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Gibson Family Origin

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Gibson Family Occupations

What did your Gibson ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gibson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gibson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Gibson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gibson. A less common occupation for the Gibson family was Farm Laborer.

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Gibson Historical Records

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Gibson Life Expectancy

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Famous Gibson Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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