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  1. showsnoun

    Plural noun of the word show.

    The local theatre performed six shows a week some professional performances and some from local adult and children theatre groups to showcase their talent.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 19, 2016  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SHOWS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shows is ranked #11648 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shows surname appeared 2,691 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Shows.

    91% or 2,451 total occurrences were White.
    3.9% or 107 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 69 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 50 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.3% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.1% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shows' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1004

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shows' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1639

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shows in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shows in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of shows in a Sentence

  1. Barry Williams -LRB- Greg -RRB-:

    There’s a wonderful, wonderful entertainment community here, lots of music and shows. It’s all family-oriented. You have the gorgeous mountains and the big lakes. It’s a resort [ town ]. I did a show here, a full stage production music show, for six and a half years. But I fell in love with the area. So I moved here permanently. I really, really enjoy the outdoor life and the horses. I ’m wearing cowboy boots again and a hat. Or I ’m cruising around on a lake. Chris can tell you because he’s been a guest of mine here a few times, it’s a pretty special place.

  2. Terrell Johnson:

    It shows how little we are valued. These black churches, the mosque, Native American sites, they are not as valued as Catholicism or Christianity in that aspect, and its frustrating.

  3. Eileen Hershenov:

    White supremacists in the United States have experienced a resurgence in the past three years, there is also a clear corollary, as our research shows, to the rise in polarizing and hateful rhetoric on the part of candidates and elected leaders.

  4. Phil Robertson:

    The fact that the top policeman investigating these cases fled Thailand because of a lack of protection afforded to him and his family shows just how poor government protection schemes have been.

  5. Chairman Jose Manuel Vargas:

    Expectations for the company are enormous, and it shows that investors are placing a premium on the company above the alternatives they have in the market.

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