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Origins of the Gibney surname

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About the Gibneys

We have a total number of 6177 records for people with the last name Gibney.

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Where do most Gibneys live?

In 1921, most Gibneys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Gibneys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,250 records for the Gibney surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Gibneys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Gibneys.

What are the most common Gibney first names?

  • Thomas
  • John
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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

Common jobs for Gibneys

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

Common Female occupations for Gibneys in 1921
Dressmaker

13

Housekeeper

9

Domestic Servant

7

Cotton Weaver

6

House Servant

6

Common Male occupations for Gibneys in 1921
General Labourer

18

Dock Labourer

13

Coal Miner

8

Fireman

8

Laborer

7

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