Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Gibbons surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Gibbonses

We have a total number of 130485 records for people with the last name Gibbons.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

Alternative variations of the name Gibbons

Gibbons, Gibbon, Gibban, Gibben, Gibons

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Gibbonses.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Gibbons family's history

Where do most Gibbonses live?

In 1921, most Gibbonses lived in London.

Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Gibbonses

How common is your surname?

419th most common surname in the UK

We have 95,500 records for the Gibbons surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Gibbonses most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Gibbonses.

What are the most common Gibbons first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Gibbons family members

Common jobs for Gibbonses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Gibbonses in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Gibbonses in 1921
General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner


Farm Labourer




An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 110,000 family trees with the Gibbons surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Gibbonses.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial