Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gibeon m. Hebrew גבעון.

The name of a Canaanite city north of Jerusalem. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Gabaon; Geneva Bible (1587): Gibeon.

The use of the place name as a personal name dates from the 16th C.

England
Early Modern English
1592 Gibeon bruton-vol1 p. 51
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gibeon". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Gibeon.