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Banks, Sir Joseph Banksnoun
English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
Banks is a town in Pike County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 179.
Plural noun and verb form of the word bank.
The national banks were regulated by the government and told to ensure they had an agreed amount of capital reserves.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Banks is ranked #292 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Banks surname appeared 105,833 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 36 would have the surname Banks.
54.5% or 57,690 total occurrences were Black.
39.2% or 41,561 total occurrences were White.
2.9% or 3,154 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.4% or 2,593 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.4% or 455 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.3% or 381 total occurrences were Asian.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'banks' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1553
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'banks' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3089
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The numerical value of banks in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of banks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of banks in a Sentence
We hope that there will be no problems in Greece, but if there are any problems, the banks here are ring-fenced.
We have been seeing an across-the-board improvement to banks' willingness to lend and also in the demand for credit, we are making good progress in healing the European banking sector but we are coming from a very low base. The way to recovery is still long. We shouldn't expect any miracles.
Everyone was predicting doom and gloom for the banks and look at them, four of the five raised dividends, yes, their loan loss provision are higher, but you've got to expect that.
It's not that banks in other countries don't have problems, but in Italy it's more widespread, because you have lots of small banks that do not have the shock absorption capacity you find in bigger banks, a third of the banks that failed the ECB tests were Italian, but since then not much has happened.
Of course, it is not a matter of returning to the banks pre-crisis race for balance sheet size...but rather one of ensuring that there will still be some European banking institutions capable of meeting the needs of international clients operating around the world.
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