Numerology - Destiny/Expression Number

Your Attittudes, Your Talents, And Your Destiny

What is Expression Number?

A number derived from all of the letters in your full birth date make up what is called the Expression or Destiny number. This expression number describes your attitudes and the talents you may have in this lifetime, if you choose to develop and use them. This is sometimes referred to as your potential or destiny. Living up to attributes of this number may not be easy, but it is your goal . It is your life's purpose, spiritual mission, and your field of opportunity. Unlike the Life Path number which reads as you ARE, the Expression number more correctly reads as you MUST.

How to find the Expression Number

To arrive at your Expression number, take each name separately and add up the letter values using the conversion chart below. Reduce each name to a single digit. Then add the results of all of the names to arrive at a total which you then once again reduce to a single digit.

Don't use nicknames, assumed name, deviations in spelling used, or omit any part of the birth name. Use it as it appears on the birth certificate. Don't worry about changes to the name (married name, etc.), just stay with complete birth name. Don't count Jr. Sr., III, etc. following the name.The only exception to this is in the case of adoption shortly after birth, and here the name given in the adopting home should be used.

Each letter appears in a column underneath a corresponding letter 1- 9


For example: Take the name James Bond.
The value for James is 1+1+4+5+1=12=1+2 = 3

The value for Bond is 2+6+5+4=17=1+7= 8
Therefore the expression number for James Bond is 3 + 8= 11

*Remember, in numerology the number 11 and 22 are master numbers and do not need to be reduced any further. Every other double digit number should be reduced to a single digit number.

Once you determine what Your Expression Number is you can click on the number below to learn more about it's vibration.

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