Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fitzgibbon, Fitzgibbons, MacGibbon, Gibbon, Gibbons, Gibben, Gibbens, Gibbin, Gibbins and many more.
First found in county Mayo where they had been granted land by Strongbow when he invaded Ireland in 1172.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Daniel, George, John, Michael, James, Nicholas, and Patrick Fitzgibbon who all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1865; Ann Gibbon settled in Virginia in 1660.
Coat of Arms: An ermine shield with a red saltire, and three red annulets on a silver chief.