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Webster Dictionary

  1. Pounds

    of Pound

  2. Pounds

    of Pound

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pounds is ranked #5121 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pounds surname appeared 6,838 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Pounds.

    68.2% or 4,666 total occurrences were White.
    26.2% or 1,794 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 175 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.9% or 132 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 37 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 34 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pounds' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1574

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pounds' in Written Corpus Frequency: #204

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pounds in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pounds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of pounds in a Sentence

  1. Mark Daniels:

    They've set us up for failure here on the southwest border completely, and let me give you some numbers that kind of highlight what's going on. This fiscal year we've had 10,000 pounds of fentanyl, 180,000 pounds of meth, 86,000 pounds of cocaine, 5,000 pounds of heroin, and 311,000 pounds of marijuana come through the southwest border this fiscal year.

  2. Charles Dickens:

    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.

  3. Jerry Coleman:

    Ron Guidry is not very big, maybe 140 pounds, but he has an arm like a lion.

  4. Samuel Butler:

    What makes all doctrines plain and clear- About two hundred pounds a year. And that which was prov'd true before Prove false again Two hundred more.

  5. Hannah Truscott:

    There are men who have n’t caught one over 40 pounds, and they’ve been doing it years, i think she’s had about 23 in the last four years over 40 pounds.'' CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- went on to catch five more catfish that day, which brought the total weight of Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- haul to nearly 400 pounds, SWNS reported. Hannah Truscott has been fishing with Hannah Truscott father for almost a decade, according to SWNS. ( SWNS) Truscott told SWNS he and Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- first went fishing together when she was around 6 years old. Since then, he said, she’s become a specialist in catching catfish. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER.

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