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Gates, Bill Gates, William Henry Gatesnoun
United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955)
Gates are structures used for blocking or allowing passage through a certain area. They typically move by swinging or sliding open and close and often serve as entrances or exits in fences, walls, or any sort of barrier. These structures can be both large or small, simple or intricate, manual or automatic, and are found in various spaces including residential homes, commercial buildings, parks, transit systems, and more. The concept of gates is also used in various fields in a metaphorical or symbolic sense, such as in electronics, computing, aviation, and biology.
Gates is a town in Monroe County, New York. The town is named after General Horatio Gates. The population was 28,400 at the 2010 census. Gates and North Gates are census-designated places located within the town's boundaries. The Town of Gates is in the southwest part of the county.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gates is ranked #648 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Gates surname appeared 52,569 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 18 would have the surname Gates.
75% or 39,448 total occurrences were White.
19.1% or 10,056 total occurrences were Black.
2.3% or 1,251 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2% or 1,083 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.7% or 400 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.6% or 326 total occurrences were Asian.
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Rank popularity for the word 'gates' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4720
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Rank popularity for the word 'gates' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4076
The numerical value of gates in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of gates in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for mankind. For fleeting dreams have two gates one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tidings which come to nought, but those which issue from the one of polished horn bring true results when a mortal sees them.
Prisons are designed to punish, to keep people afraid, to deter, this prison changed everything though. The people who built this prison said 'why not rehabilitate, why not inspire penance?' So they built this building calling it a penitentiary. The prison at that time was state-of-the-art, revolutionary and the most expensive in the world. In operation from 1829 to 1971, thousands passed through the large gates in the 142 years it was in operation. The prisoners included some notorious criminals like Al Capone and bank robber William Slick Willie Sutton. Sutton, in fact, was part of a 1945 jailbreak. He and 11 other prisoners built a tunnel they thought would carry them to freedom. Instead, within months after the well-planned escape, all 12 inmates who broke out were caught and returned. Slick Willie was captured just 3 minutes after breaking free. In operation from 1829 to 1971, thousands passed through the large gates in the 142 years it was in operation. The prisoners included some notorious criminals like Al Capone and bank robber William.
Ownership of farmland matters, a lot. No one has been buying it up faster than Bill Gates, bill Gates now owns 270,000 acres, making Bill Gates the largest owner of American farmland.
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
Mutual forgiveness of each vice. Such are the Gates of Paradise.
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