What’s My Moon Sign?

What is My Moon Sign? How to Find Your Moon Sign Your Moon sign is just as important as your Sun Sign. We show you how to find your Moon sign, what it means and how you can better understand yourself.


What is My Moon Sign

Your Moon sign is just as important as your Sun Sign. We show you how to find your Moon sign, what it means and how you can better understand yourself.


Especially if you are new to astrology, it can be confusing trying to understand all the terminology. What’s a Moon Sign, what’s The Zodiac and what’s the difference if any between the two?

If you find yourself curious and wanting to know more about your Moon sign, then we are here to help. On this page you will find details on how to find your Moon sign, as well a brief snapshot on what each of the twelve Moon signs means.

These days it’s easy to create your own astrology chart, and quickly find out exactly which Zodiac sign the Moon was in when you were born.

All you really need is to know the day you were born (simple!) and then a rough idea at least of the time that you were born.

But even if you don’t know the time of your birth, you can make a good educated guess about the sign your Moon is in by just comparing it to the two signs on either side (keep reading).

We have put together a quick five minute video here to help you create your very new birth chart. Take the time to do this once and you will have an amazing tool for self-discovery you can use all your life.

Just make sure you come back here once you have the information you need.



Why Your Moon Sign Is Important


The most important thing you need to know is that your Moon sign is just as significant as your Sun sign and will describe your innate personality, or the parts of you driven mostly by instinct and emotion. 

We all have needs, and your Moon sign reveals those things that bring you comfort and a sense of normality. In this way, your needs are described by your Moon sign and are an essential part of your personality. 

It’s really important to remember that your Moon sign is just as important as your Sun (or Star) Sign. Together with your Sun Sign, your Moon and Rising signs make up the triad of your personality. You can’t really make sense of one without comparing it with the others. 

We have put together this great resource to help you compare your Sun, Moon and Rising Signs

When you are young, the qualities of your Moon sign can be much more obvious than your Zodiac or Sun sign. This is one reason why you may not notice your Sun Sign so strongly in yourself as you do in other people?

It’s really important to know that whilst your Sun Sign describes the qualities that you are learning to develop and become as you mature, your Moon Sign describes who you already are. 

Attitudes and responses you learned from your early home environment, especially from your mother, are symbolically represented by your Moon sign. You really need to include your Moon sign if you want to understand your astrological makeup


Know The Difference – Your Sun and Moon Sign

Here’s a simple way to think of it. Your Sun sign represents your core motives that lead you to fulfilment and your Moon sign shows your innate needs. The combination of your Sun Moon and Rising signs is called The Big Three in astrology and together they represent the foundation of your unique personality

If you think of your life story as a cosmic play then because the Sun is at the centre of the solar system Your Sun Sign describes the central or lead actor in the drama that is you.

As the lead character, The Sun is always interacting with every other planet (or character). Because of this, everything in your astrology chart must in some way connect back to the central story that The Sun describes.

We can think of your Moon Sign therefore as the supporting actor or co-lead in this story. The Moon fills out the script and makes it realistic and believable. Equally as important in terms of your overall personality, together the Sun and Moon combine to form the basis of your unique personality.

If you want to explore this more deeply we have another great article on your Moon sign here.


The Personality Traits Of Each Moon Sign


Aries Moon

Born with the Moon in Aries, you are likely to need to do things on your own. Independent from an early age, you will feel most comfortable when left to your own devices.

Your dynamic approach is one of your best qualities. You are likely to have an abundance of energy to direct toward the things you feel passionate about. You need to experience the thrill of taking action and getting new projects off the ground.

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Taurus Moon

Born with the Moon in Taurus, you are likely to need a degree of stability and security in your life. You know what gives you pleasure, and you probably also know how to make sure these needs are met.

Taurus is an Earth sign, and so relates to the material aspects of life. You are likely to connect easily with the physical plane, finding comfort through what you can see, hear, smell, touch and taste.

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Gemini Moon

Born with the Moon in Gemini, you are likely to be a curious individual, with an active, versatile mind. You need to communicate and be informed.

You are in fact likely to be a natural communicator.  You will feel comfortable when given the opportunity to share information and ideas. You may have been born with “the gift of the gab” and can talk to almost anyone about anything

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Cancer Moon

Born under a Cancer Moon, you need to express your desire to nurture, support and protect others. You are emotionally very sensitive, and will feel especially responsible for the moods and welfare of those around you

Empathy is probably one of your greatest assets. You have an intuitive understanding of what others need, which can guide your relationships and life choices.

You may however find yourself constantly trying to work out what you need versus meeting the expectations of others.

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Leo Moon

Born with the Moon in Leo, you need to find ways to express your creativity and do things that you love.

In fact, you were born with an innate need to follow your heart. It’s important you find a place in your life for plenty of fun, passion and creative self-expression. Notice what makes your heart sing. This is most likely to be your best choice.

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Virgo Moon

Born under the Virgo Moon, in essence you are likely to be service-oriented, analytical and practical. You have an extraordinary ability to provide assistance to others, both from your willingness to help and your capacity to problem-solve.

You have a gift for making yourself useful, and you need to be able to apply these gifts in ways that are appreciated by others.

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Libra Moon

Born under a Libra Moon, you have a need to be fair. Socially aware from an early age, you are likely to have developed a marked ability for reason as well as capacity to understand other people’s point of view.

At best, Libra is an objective, sociably-oriented sign. You have a profound need to be fair in your dealings with others. To reach your full potential therefore, you should make justice paramount in all your dealings.

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Scorpio Moon

Born under Scorpio Moon, you need depth and intimacy from those you share your life with. By nature you are both sensitive and loyal. You feel things deeply and when you commit to someone or something you are likely to stay the course.

You need to know who you can trust. You also need to let others support you when required. Being close creates a sense of stability. This gives you the reassurance you require.

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Sagittarius Moon

Born under a Sagittarius Moon, you are likely to be innately optimistic, expansive and positive in perspective. You need to see your life as an adventure, with a feeling that you are always broadening your horizons somehow.

Sagittarius is a Fire sign, lending a passionate, idealistic and creative aspect to your personality. The Sagittarius Moon is also very changeable, which suggests you need variety and plenty of options in terms of future plans.  Because of this, more than anything you need freedom.

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Capricorn Moon

Born under a Capricorn Moon, you need to face life realistically. You are a pragmatist at heart and want to live within the limits of what you believe is currently possible. From this grounded perspective, you are able to set goals and eventually achieve much more.

Growing up, it is likely you were taught to be responsible, serious and measured in your responses. Your family, but in particular your mother, probably had a no-nonsense, hardworking approach to life. You have inherited a work ethic that will guide much of what you do. You need challenges to realize your capabilities.

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Aquarius Moon

Born under the Aquarius Moon you have a need for objectivity and fairness. Your strength is in your ability to detach from emotional situations and look at them from a logical point of view. Your challenge is in understanding how your emotional responses work.

You need to assert your independence and express your individuality. You may be progressive in your viewpoint and able to understand others from a detached point of view.

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Pisces Moon

Born under a Pisces Moon, you need to find outlets through which you can express your acute sensitivity. You have an extraordinary degree of perception and intuition. You need to understand how sensitivity shapes your response to life.

With the Pisces Moon, you are a highly impressionable individual. This can give you an advantage but it can also be quite challenging to deal with. You will be strongly influenced by your environment and naturally attuned to the compassionate, creative, imaginative, romantic and idealistic aspects of life. You need avenues within which you can channel your intense feelings

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About Your Rising Sign

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Explore Your Complete Astrological Profile – SUN, MOON AND RISING SIGNS COMBINATIONS



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About Your Sun’s House

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About Your Zodiac Strengths

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About Your Mercury Sign

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About Your Mars Sign

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About Your Birth Chart

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