号 means 'nickname'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 430   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-11    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 24    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 498 words   Used in 129 names   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    よびな   さけ
⿱   mouth   reach  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 号 is used 9 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 号 is used 485 times, read 1 way.
ゴウ : 485 words FIND ALL
1. signal; signalling; signaling
2. traffic light; traffic signal
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An additional 13 less common words include 号 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 297 (originally: 281)  Joy o' Kanji : 281  Key to Kanji: 343 

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ゴウ    nickname   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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