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Where is the Gibson family from?
You can see how Gibson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gibson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gibson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4,869 Gibson families living in Yorkshire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Gibson's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Gibson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gibson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Gibson. 8% of Gibson men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Gibson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gibson were Incapacitated and Housewife. .