Gibson Name Meaning & Origin

Gibson

Pronunciation: GIB-sən (key)

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Gibi (gee-bee, like G B)

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A Scottish and English surname that means "son of Gib,"which is a diminutive of the name Gilbert.

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Guy Gibson, CO of Squadron 617, who flew the Dam Busters, during WWII.
Charles Dana Gibson, American graphic artist, creator of the "Gibson Girl."
Gibson Kamau Kuria, Kenyan lawyer and a recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights award for 1988.
Mel Gibson, American/Australian film actor and director.
Josh Gibson, American baseball catcher "the Babe Ruth of the Negro Leagues."
Randall Lee Gibson, Confederate States Army General, U.S. Senator and U.S. Rep from Louisiana.
William Gibson, author of "Neuromancer" and other science fiction novels.

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A Gibson is a dry martini with a small white onion.
The Gibson Guitar Co. is famous for manufacturing the Les Paul electric guitars.

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