There is more to celebrate in October than just pumpkin spice, crunchy leaves, and Halloween candy. As the tenth month of the year, all 31 days in October are packed with wonderful celebrations. With important historical days and cool national and global celebrations, everyone holds their breath in wait for this perfect autumn month to arrive.
People born in October are considered blessed beyond measures, even research suggests that.
In this post, you will find out all there is to know about October as a birth month and the personality traits of the people born in it.
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October Zodiac Sign
People born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. Those whose birthdays fall between October 1 and 22 have Libra as their Zodiac sign. And those with birthdays between October 23 and the end of the month are members of the Scorpio Zodiac sign.
The first Zodiac sign in the month of October is Libra. Libra is a Cardinal Air sign that is ruled by Venus, the planet of love and beauty. The Libra symbol is represented by the scales, making it the only Zodiac sign with an inanimate symbol. The scale reflects their association with perfect balance in all areas of their life. They like to weigh everything and make compromises accordingly because they want to ensure that there is peace and harmony.
The second sign, Scorpio, is a fixed water sign that is ruled by the planet Pluto in modern astrology, and Mars in ancient astrology. Scorpios are determined and energetic people. Associated with Pluto, –the planet of transformation and all things connected with the underworld– Scorpios will gladly walk anyone through their darkest times.
The Scorpio symbol is represented by a scorpion. A creature whose primary focus is on survival and will tend to sting when provoked or intruded upon.
Together, these two Zodiacs make up the personalities of October-borns. We have picked a few of their shared personalities and how their month of birth influences these.
October Born Personality
October-borns are raw and authentic people. Their powerful personalities help them achieve great things in life without having to work hard as much as everyone else.
They shine so brightly that everyone wants to have them in their corner. They attract people with their charm and grace, cultivating as many meaningful friendships as they can manage.
October-borns live for connection and bonding. They derive their own fulfillment by caring, giving, and sharing. They can be social when they want to, but most times they like to retreat and offer themselves some peace and quiet; this is one of the ways they can get in touch with themselves and feel alive again.
October Birthday Traits
October is associated with so many traits. Some of which are not as good as we had hoped. We have classified the traits into positive and negative traits below.
Positive October Traits
October-borns are known to be very friendly and hospitable. A mini chat with an October-born person who you run into by chance could leave you feeling a lot better. They know how to make people feel at home and well at ease with them.
They are very understanding and accommodating; they are not dismissive or inattentive. They place a lot of value on human relationships and tend to preserve theirs to the best of their power.
Negative October Traits
Being considerate and compromising makes them vulnerable to hurt. Most times, doing all these things doesn’t guarantee that the people they chose to put first will stick up for them when their turn comes around.
October-borns are not always very decisive; they can spend hours upon hours trying to pick that one thing, weighing all their options, and analyzing the whole situation.
They may not be as much of an open book since people who are getting to know them might struggle quite much during the talking stages.
October Birthday Facts
Below are 7 incredible facts about October birthdays
They have two birthstones
Their birthstones are opals and tourmaline. Superstition has it that the Opals are known to bring good luck to October-borns only, and bad luck to those born in other months of the year.
They have two birth flowers
October birth flowers are the marigolds, also known as Calendula. They are highly valuable flowers that are said to have healing properties. The second flower is the cosmos which represents fierce love.
They are good athletes
Research suggests that babies born during autumn are often stronger and more athletic than summer-born babies. This is because they are likely to be older and bigger than the kids in their class.
They are likely to be centenarian
Babies born during the fall season are more likely to celebrate up to 100 birthdays in their lifetime.
They might become the next presidents
More American presidents had October birthdays than any other month. This includes Adams, Eisenhower, Carter, and Roosevelt.
They probably weren’t born on Halloween
Not a lot of women go into labor and give birth on Halloween because of the spooky associations. A study conducted by Yale University School of Public Health found that on Valentine’s Day — associated with positive vibes and love — there was a 3.6% increase in “spontaneous births”. On Halloween, there was a 5.3% decrease. See? The mood means everything!
They are less likely to have cardiovascular disease
According to a study by Columbia University Medical Center, people born in the autumn months are less likely to experience cardiovascular disease.
October-borns are in good company because there are a good number of famous people born in October and not just presidents!
Celebrity October-borns are Julia Roberts, Gabrielle Union, Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Bruno Mars, Eminem, Zac Efron, Kim Kardashian, Ryan Reynolds, and Drake.
The Academy Award-winning actress, Julia Roberts, is one of Hollywood’s top stars, known for her leading roles in movies like ‘Steel Magnolias,’ ‘Pretty Woman’ and ‘Erin Brockovich. Julia’s skillful performances in varied roles helped make her one of the highest-paid and most-influential actresses in the 1990s and early 2000s. Her birthday is on October 28.
Gabrielle Union is a popular American actress, activist, and author who is known for her performances in romantic comedy films like The Brothers, Deliver Us from Eva, Daddy’s Little Girls, Think Like a Man, and Think Like a Man Too. Her birthday is on October 29.
Kim Kardashian is an American pop culture phenomenon, television personality, and entrepreneur whose reality Television series, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, garnered international attention in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Her birthday is on October 21.
Eminem is an American rapper, record producer, and actor who was known as one of the most controversial and best-selling artists of the early 21st century. His birthday is on October 17.
Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor popularly known for his comedic performances, especially as the star of the superhero franchise ‘Deadpool’. His birthday is on October 23.
And the list is endless. October truly holds talents.
Relationships and Challenges
If you are dating an October-born, you should count yourself lucky because they are sweet and passionate lovers. They know how to make their partners feel good and special at all times.
October-borns are suckers for romance and intimacy. They bring in all of their good qualities in their relationships, lavishing their partners with all of them.
People born in October value their relationship a lot and would go the extra mile to sustain it. They like to do so many things with their partners like engaging in deep conversations, having intellectually stimulating discussions, and having sex! They are also very attentive and active.
Although they can be flirty at times, when they care for someone, they go all out for that person!
October Career Paths
Because of their leadership qualities, October-borns are very good administrators, Managers, Teachers, and Directors. Also, they are quite business-oriented and will succeed greatly as entrepreneurs and CEOS.
October Lucky Number
The lucky numbers for people born in October are 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 18, and 22.