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ˈstɒk tənstock·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stockton, Frank Stockton, Francis Richard Stocktonnoun

    United States writer (1834-1902)


  1. stockton

    Stockton is a city located in the state of California, United States. It's the county seat of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley of California and is one of the largest cities in the state. Stockton is known for its waterfront and the Port of Stockton, making it a significant shipping and transportation center.


  1. Stockton

    Stockton is a city in and the county seat of San Joaquin County, California, United States, and the fourth largest city in the state's Central Valley region. With a population of 291,707 at the 2010 census, Stockton ranks as the state's 13th largest city. It is the State's 17th largest city in terms of land mass at 64.75 sq. mi. The city is located in Northern California, south of the state capital Sacramento and north of Modesto. Stockton is along Interstate 5, State Route 99 and State Route 4 amid the farmland of the California Central Valley. It is connected westward with San Francisco Bay by the San Joaquin River's 78-mile channel, and is, with Sacramento, one of the state's two inland sea ports. In and around Stockton are thousands of miles of waterways and rivers that make up the California Delta. The city hosts the annual Asparagus Festival and is the location of Haggin Museum, an art and history museum built in Victory Park in 1931. The museum displays 19th and 20th century works of art and houses local historical exhibits. For much of the later 19th century, starting with the Gold Rush, Stockton was one of the largest cities in the state, for a while the third largest city.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stockton is ranked #2709 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Stockton surname appeared 13,306 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Stockton.

    84.5% or 11,252 total occurrences were White.
    8.6% or 1,147 total occurrences were Black.
    3.1% or 416 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 329 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 114 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 49 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stockton in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stockton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stockton in a Sentence

  1. Michael Tubbs:

    We have a bunch of folks starting off life already behind, born into communities that don't have a lot of opportunity, my mom always used to say,' You have to get out of Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs.' ... But I want Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs to be [ a place people ] want to live in.

  2. Natalie Foster:

    Stockton is a city that looks a lot like the rest of America.

  3. Trina Turner:

    I think it will begin to shift the narrative about Stockton, instead of being the miserable city, we'll be the city that people are waiting to come to for all of the right reasons.

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