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Gibson Surname


Frequency of Gibson in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, GIBSON ranked #119 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 184,420 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,463 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
GIBSON119184,42074.57%21.07%0.85%0.36%1.65%1.49%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, GIBSON ranked #116 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,333 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Gibson Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 2,678 grave(s) with the surname Gibson.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Gibson.

Resource Links for Gibson


Behind the Name: G [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=g (2 Feb 2011)

Gibson Surname Origin & Family History at Ancestor Search. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Gibson surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Help & Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/g/gibson.php (31 Oct 2010)

Gibson (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibson_(surname)

Gibson Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/gibson/

GIBSON Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Gibson (30 May 2007)

Gibson Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Gibson/surnames.htm


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