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ˈɛk əlzec·cles

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  1. Eccles, John Eccles, Sir John Carew Ecclesnoun

    Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)


  1. eccles

    Eccles is a town in Greater Manchester, England. Historically part of Lancashire, it is situated along the course of the Manchester Ship Canal which is bordered by the Bridgewater Canal. The name Eccles derives from the Roman word for church.


  1. Eccles

    Eccles was a parliamentary constituency of the United Kingdom, centred on the town of Eccles in Greater Manchester, England. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Eccles is ranked #10036 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Eccles surname appeared 3,209 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Eccles.

    83% or 2,664 total occurrences were White.
    10.1% or 327 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 91 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.7% or 87 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 29 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 11 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eccles in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eccles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    • A. contribution
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