Heading almost towards the end of the zodiac cycle, Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac and those born between the period of January 20th to the February 18th fall under this sun sign. These people are represented by the water bearer or water pitcher.


The people born under this sign are humanitarian and are intent on making the world a better place for everyone around. These are philosophers and visionary souls who keeps thinking about the betterment of the world in general. These people are sensitive and even vulnerable. Despite being surrounded by many, in reality these are lonely people. They rarely have what can be called close people. These people however are often associated with lot of organizations, clubs etc. having too little friends in the true sense of the term, they love those that are there for them.

Aquarius Zodiac sign of the water bearer is symbolic of their sign actually. Just as the water is a precious gift brought forward, in the same manner these people also bring forth their thoughts and views to this world.

Aquarius is ruled by the powerful Saturn and Uranus.  The combination powers of these two planets are pretty strong. They turn out to be extremely good communicators as long as the communication and topics are within the mental realm of their own.

The Aquarius born people are intelligent and quick witted. They have an unusual capacity of picking up things real fast and are innately curious about everything around them. However these are also reasons which destroy their power of concentrating on a certain thing for long.

Zodiac Signs
Aries Taurus Gemini
Cancer Leo Virgo
Libra Scorpio Sagittarius
Capricorn Aquarius Pisces
Aquarius Traits
Aquarius Man Traits Aquarius Woman Traits


The Sign of Air – Aquarius

Though a lot of people feel that Aquarius is a water sign, it is in reality an air sign. As with all air signs, these people too are thinkers and puts a lot of emphasis on intellect than many other things.

These people are extremely intelligent, quick learners, philosophers and have a superb control over all languages and communicate well. However do not think that these people are chatty, on the contrary they draw in people to meaningful conversations.

The Characteristics that Aquarius possess

  • Witty
  • Intelligent
  • Innovative
  • Spontaneous
  • Honest
  • Inquisitive
  • Obstinate
  • Sarcastic
  • Aloof
  • unemotional

The Positive Traits of Aquarius

The Aquarius born people are talented, philosophical and are born with a natural intelligence.  They can in fact create great things with their creativity and intelligence.

These people are also honest and they generally follow their instincts. They are always in the pursuit of doing good to people.

The Aquarius born people are also friendly by nature and people always surround them. They are generally part of organizations and other group activities.

The Negative Traits of Aquarius

The Aquarians despite at times being surrounded by people often tends to be isolated. They do not make friends easily and true friends are difficult to come by.

These people are also extremely unpredictable and that is something which comes to bother other people.  They can be sometimes called behavior eccentric.  They always believe that their ideas come first and would do anything to establish that.

Aquarius Personality Traits Redefined

    • Witty – the Aquarius born people are terribly witty. Their wit stems from their world view and their sharp intellect. It is fun to be around them and be a part of their group.


    • Intelligent – These are extremely intelligent people and they know it.  They exactly know how to work and what also will work for them. For their intelligence, they are mostly recognized by others.


    • Innovative – Aquarian are terribly creative people and also innovative. They always come up with newer ideas and thoughts. If you are running short of ideas then you can go to an Aquarian friend for inspiration.


    • Spontaneous – The Aquarian people are spontaneous and innovative. They do not take much time to react on something.  Listening to their instincts, they do not bother about consequences.


    • Honest – These are people who are honest in their professional and personal endeavors.  They are dedicated to their work and loyalty is but their middle name.  This is a trait which puts them at the top.


    • Inquisitive – They are perpetually curious. They dig deep into things to enquire and this is perhaps a trait of the Aquarians which does not endear them to others.


    • Obstinate – When it comes to their own views and ideology, the Aquarian people can be most obtuse and obstinate. They do not budge from their views and stick to those only.


    • Sarcastic – When the Aquarian people are challenged or cornered about anything, they become sarcastic and make caustic comments to the supposed offenders.


    • Aloof – The Aquarian people are despite being amidst roomful of people, a little aloof. They are loners who do not mingle well and appears to be aloof.


    • Unemotional – The Aquarian people’s emotions do not run very deep. They are also pretty inexpressive and sometimes these people appear to be unemotional.


The Strengths and Weaknesses that Aquarius Possess

All over the world, the Human Resource professional carry out a SWOT analysis of their employees. These are nothing but understanding strength, weakness, opportunities and threat of a person. Let us take a look at what are the strength and weakness of an Aquarius are –

The Strength Analysis

Apart from the ones discussed, there are certain characteristics that show the strength of the Aquarius character. These are what sets them apart and makes them different from other sun signs.

The Aquarius born people are supremely talented. They are intellectual, philosophical and also philanthropically. Thus they can get to do any work that they put their minds on. They can do wonders with their creativity and intelligence.

Their ideas are broad and logical and often scientific.  Their great strength are their vision, humanitarian aspect and their intellect.

They are science and technology buffs and thinks that they can revolutionize the way the world thinks and sees humanity. Let us take a look at what the Aquarius Strength is –

  • Humanitarian
  • Intellectual
  • Creative
  • Talented
  • Honest

The Weakness Analysis

Despite having numerous strength areas, it is the presence of some of those strengths that make the Aquarius fall; prey to various weaknesses.

The Aquarians are often seen to be living the lonely lives of hermits as they are not open to embrace life. Despite being surrounded by people, these people are extremely lonely and they lead a secluded and lonely life. They cannot mingle well with people.

These people are often found to be nagging and bordering on bothersome. They keep nagging their family members or friends, what little they have on various issues; much to their irritation.

While the Aquarius born are happy to shell out intellectual and humane ideas to the rest of the world, people who do not fall in with their views or wishes are quickly shown how temperamental theses people can be. They are absolutely fixed in their views and opinions. Let us take a look at the negative traits of the Aquarius –

  • Stubborn
  • Rebellious
  • Aloof
  • Sarcastic
  • unemotional

The Aquarius Nature

The Aquarius born people are complete visionaries and philosophers. They possess a social conscience which helps us sail through humanitarian aspects and philanthropic dispositions.  They are souls who wish for the betterment of human beings and the world around us.  They have ideas which they believe may revolutionize the world and bring about a change.

However these people are pretty dogged about their views and they continue in their own path without a thought to anybody else. Should people point out their folly, they refuse to pay heed to the same, cause they firmly believe that their way is the best way forward.

The people born under this sign can be a little quixotic and paradoxical. You will never know what they are striving for .  they may keep striving to find completely different things at the same time.  This whimsical nature makes them a little lonely also and they may appear to be aloof. Despite having a large association, these people are basically loners.  Despite having many friends, they don’t have that one person who can be truly called a friend.

These dreamers of people however believe in the policy of live and let live.

Aquarius Career Graph

Aquarius always strives to do something with their lives. They aim to bring in the changes that one needs to for humanity.  They are not people who will be comfortable to be confined in a small place for working conditions.  To be successful in their career, they need to have a free reign in whatever they do.  This is because of the independent streak in their nature.

These people tend to get bored in their nine to five jobs and they want to pursue certain unconventional career options.

They also prefer working in latest technological and science field dealing with advancement of manpower and humanity.

The Aquarius born people will perform well in the fields of creativity, wisdom, knowledge or for humanitarian causes. Careers in the fields of musicians, dramatics, theatre, biology, science, radiology, social works, and politics are best suited for these people.

Aquarius Finance Graph

The Aquarius born people despite the lucrative monetary benefits will never be able to settle down for a regular 9 to 5 jobs in a constricted atmosphere.  They however  can make money from social work and politics.

If they fail in their business endeavors, it will be because of the fact that they only look at the bigger picture and do not pay heed to the finer micro level details.  They need other people to take care of details.

Aquarius Friends and Family Graph

Aquarian people will be good as friends. They, when they make friends will be very helpful and compassionate.  They would help people and also offer them solutions and the best advice.

As parents the Aquarian parents would treat their children as friends and also would be completely friendly and absolutely frank with their children. There will never be the proverbial generation gap amongst these people and their children.

These people would be dedicated to their family and would always respect their parents or elders but would also show them their streak of independence.

Aquarius Love/ Marriage Graph

Their romantic relationship will be peppered by intellectual stimulation. That is what will draw them. These are people who would be frank, friendly and communicative in the romantic relationship.

However the Aquarius born people will be a little aloof and emotionally detached at times, which would make the emotional people in a relationship saddened and seeking sanctum.

Aquarian males generally make great lovers if they can strike a balance between imagination and reality and they always come back to their old love even though they may check the world around.

The female counterparts look beautiful and sensual and they at times do not hesitate in taking the lead in a relationship.

Aquarius Health Graph

People born under this sign should be careful about all kinds of addiction. They should also be careful about their nervous system and disorders regarding nerves, bout of insomnia, restlessness etc. they should do regular exercises to keep fit.

Quick Facts Aquarius Characteristics
Lucky Numbers 4, 8, 13, 17, 22, 26
Birthstone /Lucky Stone Opal and Aquamarine
Lucky Color Blue, Blue-green, Grey, Black
Represented by water bearer
Ruling Planet Saturn
Favorable Months March, May, August, October and December.
Unfavorable Months January, February and September.
Most compatible with Gemini, Libra, Sagittarius
Special Qualities Just, Curious, Affectionate Personality, Frank and Imaginative
Weaknesses unpredictable, detached, inefficiency, unemotional
Suitable Profession Advertising, Architecture and Interior Design, Music and fine arts, biology, social work, politics, Acting
Energy Signs Yang
Health Problems Area from knees to feet
Most Clashes with Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Capricorn
Famous Aquarians Subhash Chandra Bose, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin, Paris Hilton, Franklin Roosevelt, Albert Einstein


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