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Definitions for Pickering
ˈpɪk ər ɪŋ, ˈpɪk rɪŋpick·er·ing

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  1. Pickeringnoun

    A town in North Yorkshire, England.

  2. Pickeringnoun

    A city in Ontario, Canada.

  3. Pickeringnoun

    from the town.

  4. Pickeringnoun

    Timothy Pickering US statesman.


  1. pickering

    Pickering can refer to various entities, but it commonly refers to Pickering, a city in Ontario, Canada. It is a suburban municipality located in the Greater Toronto Area. The city is known for its diverse population, thriving economy, and close proximity to natural parks and recreational areas. Additionally, Pickering is also associated with the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, a major nuclear power plant located in the city.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pickeringnoun

    the sauger of the St.Lawrence River

  2. Etymology: [Probably a corruption of Pickerel.]


  1. Pickering

    Pickering is a city located in Southern Ontario, Canada immediately east of Toronto in Durham Region. It was settled by primarily ethnic British colonists, starting in the 1770s. Most of its growth has come since the end of World War II, and it has received immigrants from around the globe.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. pickering

    A little flying skirmish, which marauders make when detached for pillage, or before a main battle.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pickering is ranked #2653 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pickering surname appeared 13,582 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Pickering.

    87.5% or 11,892 total occurrences were White.
    6.3% or 864 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 365 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 246 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 117 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.7% or 98 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pickering in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pickering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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