A gibbon is a type of ape.

Famous people named Gibbons include:

* Beth Gibbons (born 1965), British singer
* Billy Gibbons, guitarist for ZZ Top
* Carroll Gibbons (1903–1954), American-born British bandleader
* Cedric Gibbons (1893–1960), American art director
* Christopher Gibbons (1615 - 1676), English composer, son of Orlando
* Dave Gibbons, British writer and artist of comics
* Edward Stanley Gibbons (1840-1913), philatelist and founder of Stanley Gibbons Ltd.
* Euell Gibbons (1911-1975), outdoorsman and proponent of natural diets
* Gary Gibbons, British theoretical physicist
* Gillian Gibbons, British woman arrested for naming a teddybear Muhammad in Sudan
* Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721), master wood carver
* James Cardinal Gibbons (1834-1921), Archbishop of Baltimore, 1877 - 1921. See also Jim Gibbons (disambiguation) for other "Jim Gibbons".
* Jay Gibbons, right fielder for the Baltimore Orioles
* Jim Gibbons (Irish politician)
* Jim Gibbons, Jr (Irish politician)
* Jim Gibbons (United States politician) (born 1951), Governor of Nevada
* John Gibbons, former manager of the Toronto Blue Jays
* John H. Gibbons, scientist
* John Joseph Gibbons, American lawyer and judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
* Leeza Gibbons, television personality
* Orlando Gibbons (1583 - 1625), English composer
* Paul Gibbons (born 1971), New Zealand pole vaulter
* Peter Gibbons (fictional), character from the popular cult movie, "Office Space".
* Stella Gibbons (1902-1989), author of "Cold Comfort Farm"
* Scott Gibbons, American composer
* Steve Gibbons (musician), from Birmingham
* Steve Gibbons, Australian politician
* Thomas Gibbons (1757-1852), lawyer, mayor of Savannah, steamboat tycoon, father of William Gibbons (1794-1852) whose home, Mead Hall, was the historic first building on the Drew University campus.
* Thomas Gibbons (1904-1988), former Philadelphia Police Department Commissioner during the 1950's reform years.

Gibbons may also refer to:

* Gibbons, a little person from the tv show "Tom Goes to the Mayor", played by Brian Posehn.
* Gibbons v. Ogden (1824), a landmark United States Supreme Court case
* the Stanley Gibbons stamp catalogues published by Stanley Gibbons Ltd
* Gibbons, Alberta
* Gibbons (automobile), a British light car of the 1920s
* Gibbons P.C., a large law firm in New Jersey, founded by John Joseph Gibbons

See also

* Gibson (sept)
* Cardinal Gibbons High School (Florida), a private high school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
* Gibbon (disambiguation) for uses of the term as a nominal singular

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  • Gibbons — Weißhandgibbon (Hylobates lar) Systematik Überordnung: Euarchontoglires Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GIBBONS (O.) — GIBBONS ORLANDO (1583 1625) Compositeur anglais le plus proche (en son temps) de William Byrd par la diversité de sa production. Gibbons naît à Oxford dans une famille de musiciens qui choisit son prénom en hommage à Lassus. Admis à douze ans… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gibbons — (spr. ghibb ns), 1) Grinling, engl. Bildhauer, geb. 4. April 1648 in London oder Rotterdam, gest. 3. Aug. 1721 in London, wurde 1671 an den Hof Karls II. berufen und widmete diesem König sowie dessen Nachfolgern Jakob II., Wilhelm III. und Georg… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gibbons — (spr. gibb ns), Grinling, engl. Bildhauer, geb. 1648 zu London oder Rotterdam, gest. 3. Aug. 1721 zu London; Schöpfer des Chorgestühls in der St. Paulskathedrale zu London und einiger Porträtstatuen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gibbons — (izg. gìbns), Orlando (1583 1625) DEFINICIJA engleski skladatelj kasnomadrigalističkog stila; jedan od posljednjih velikih polifoničara (madrigali, moteti) i najveći orguljaš i virginalist onog doba u Engleskoj …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Gibbons — [gib′ənz] Orlando 1583 1625; Eng. organist & composer …   English World dictionary

  • Gibbons P.C. — Infobox Law Firm firm name = Gibbons P.C. firm logo = headquarters = Newark, New Jersey num offices = 5 num attorneys = approximately 230 num employees = practice areas = General practice key people = Patrick C. Dunican, Jr., Chairman and… …   Wikipedia

  • Gibbons — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Le nom de Gibbons est porté par plusieurs personnalités (par ordre alphabétique) : Beth Gibbons (1965 ), chanteuse britannique. Billy… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gibbons — I Gịbbons   [französisch], Singular Gịbbon der, s, Langarmaffen, Kleine Menschenaffen, Hylobatidae, Familie der Herrentiere mit sieben Arten in den Urwäldern Südostasiens; Körperlänge etwa 45 90 cm, schlanker, schwanzloser Körper mit sehr… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gibbons — This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and is a patronymic form of Gibbon, which is a diminutive of Gibb, a pet form of the given name Gilbert . Gilbert derives from Gislebert , a Norman personal name composed of the… …   Surnames reference

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