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What the Initial of Your First Name Means in Numerology

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Read on to learn what the initial of your first name means in numerology.

Read on to learn what the initial of your first name means in numerology.

First Name Initials and Their Meanings...

All the letters of our alphabet have a numerical value, and every number carries its’ own attributes, vibrations, qualities and energies. These in turn influence the vibration of your name. The initials of your name can give an indication of your personality traits.


The letter A resonates with the number 1. A is one of the most powerful letters of the alphabet, and people who have this letter as their initial are the ‘movers and shakers’ of the world. They are influential individuals and like to either run the show themselves, or be the driving force behind. They like to take control and are generally very sure of themselves. If they are not, then they will put on a false bravado. A’s make wonderful ‘actors’ and can put on the persona they wish for others to see. A is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 1 and symbolizes the attribute of confidence. When A is the first vowel in a name, the person tends to be bold and courageous.

People with the letter A are trailblazers, torch-bearers, researchers, teachers and people who show others the way. They are leaders, motivators and idealistic visionaries who are aware of their own innate powers.

Negatively, a person with the initial A can be critical and discouraging of the efforts of others.


B is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 2 which represents the emotions and duality. 2 is also the number of ‘love’ and this aspect one of the most important emotions for the B person. Partnerships are also very important to the B person.

People with the initial B are co-operative, courteous and are very considerate individuals. They have a tendency to be able to sense the feelings of others, with the knack to be able to demonstrate certain mediation skills when handling complicated situations. B’s know how to organize and handle people with care and ease. Peace and harmony are of the utmost importance to them.

A person with a B initial is friendly, caring and sharing and is generally a homebody. B names like to make a ‘nest’ for their family.

On the negative side, B can be self-absorbed and a bit greedy at times.


C is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 3 which represents creative energy, curiosity and communication. C people are very talented and get along well with others and are quite social.

C’s are most often optimistic souls who have a genuine enthusiasm about life and the living of it. People tend to like a C person because they are generally charming, pretty easy-going and are good conversationalists. Their ability to communicate often motivates and inspires others. They do well in areas where they can best utilize their skills.

The C person is capable of deep love and emotions and they need to be admired and loved by others in return. The many and varied interests of the C vibration give them many different experiences on the emotional level. The C's charms and popularity can bring many contacts and social situations.

Negatively, C people can be ruthless and cruel and sometimes lack empathy.


D is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 4 which represents balance, security and hard work. D is very powerful energy and is the letter associated with business and wealth. When D is the first initial the person is prone to over-work themselves, but often find success in their lives.

People with D as their initial feel compelled to build strong foundations for themselves and those around them, particularly family.

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Negatively, a D person can be stubborn, often to their own detriment.


E is the second vowel in the alphabet and is the equivalent of the number 5. An E person is generally a warm-hearted, loving and compassionate soul.

A person with the E initial is usually highly flexible and well equipped to making and accepting change throughout their life. With E resonating with the 5 energy they always seek excitement and are sometimes a bit of a risk-taker. E’s are imaginative, and often, through their unconventional way of thinking, are naturally able to solve complex problems with ease. E’s are quick thinkers and observers who are clever, analytical and versatile.

Negatively, a person with the letter E as their initial can be unreliable and a bit flaky at times.


F is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 6 and represents love in all its’ forms. F’s are warm-hearted, compassionate and easy going individuals who enjoy the company of others. When F is the first initial in a name it carries the vibration of a natural ‘nurturer’.

People with the F initial are caring, responsible, family-orientated, romantic, artistic and disciplined. F’s are natural lovers of children and animals, and strive for peace and harmony. F’s are ‘trouble-shooters’ who have a tendency to give help and comfort to those who need it most. F’s have a great depth of compassion and understanding and have a sense of wanting to keep the balance and harmony in situations. This produces the need to protect or take care of others.

Initial F people are very loyal, honest, kind and generous to both friends and family and have a strong sense of being dutiful about their responsibilities.

On the negative side, F people can be quite self-piteous.


G is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 7, which represents mysticism, spiritual and religious experiences.

A G initial person is imaginative, creative, insightful and helpful. When G is the first initial in a name, the bearer may tend to choose to be a loner.

Those with the G initial have intelligent, quick minds and are particularly good at searching out and finding the truth. Very little escapes their observation and deep understanding so G’s are very capable of analyzing, judging and discriminating the facts in all situations.

G’s may have a natural, life-long interest in the spiritual and/or psychic realms.

On the negative side, G's do not listen very well to others nor heed advice.


The letter H is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 8 and represents creativity, wisdom and power.

An H person has a great deal of business acumen and people with the initial H most often have the ability to create, establish and maintain ‘wealth’ for themselves; although this must be tempered with humility and integrity.

H people tend to see the bigger picture and from a higher perspective. H’s look at life in a practical manner, using with discernment. Being the leader and having authority, H first initial people must have a purpose and a goal in life. They can direct the mind of humanity to reach a higher attainment by putting great effort into all of their undertakings. The H and 8 vibrations have much to give the world as they are an efficient, stable, dependable and reliable influence - which others need.

Negatively, a person with the initial H can be self-absorbed and greedy.


I is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 9 and represents law and order. The I personality is sensitive, compassionate and humane.

9 is the vibration of the ‘humanitarian’, and those with the initial I are generally willing to make sacrifices for those less fortunate than themselves. They are intelligent, dependable, deep thinkers and fighters for justice and just causes. The peacemaker, mediator, negotiator, I people work well with others and feel most comfortable within themselves when they are able to be of help to others and/or give their time and efforts to humanitarian causes.

I’s have a generous nature of good-will and don't like confrontation of any kind. I’s have a great depth of human understanding, compassion and sensitivity which enables them to inspire friendships, affection and love in those they meet and/or help.

On the negative side, people with this first letter of I can be ill-tempered and moody.


The letter J resonates with and is the equivalent of the number 1 andis one of the most powerful and influential letters of the alphabet.

People’s whose names begin with the letter J like to be in charge, whether that be upfront or from behind the scenes. J’s like to control and are generally quite sure of themselves. If in reality that is not the case, then they will convincingly make out as though they are. J’s can be very talented ‘actors’ in life and can put on the persona they wish others to see and believe.

J’s tend to be assertive self-starters who are very original-thinking people. They have a creative approach to problem-solving and initiating action. J’s are generally conscientious, well-behaved, punctual and hard-working individuals who tend to be very detailed and meticulous. This can sometimes mean that others have a hard task of keeping up with them, particularly if they are in charge.

J peoplecan be quite ambitious, self-confident, determined and self-reliant, with a strong unyielding will and the courage of their convictions.

Those whose names begin with J are leaders, motivators and idealistic visionaries who are very aware of their own innate powers and persuasions. The letter J is truthful, benevolent and intelligent.

Negatively, J can be lazy and lack direction.


K is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 2, which represents someone who goes to extremes. With K as their initial, people must look for balance and harmony in all that they do. People with K as their first initial are strong-willed and influential.

K’s are the mediators, peacemakers and the helpers of the world. They have the talent and ability to work well with others and are co-operative, courteous and very considerate towards others. In many ways K’s are dependent upon others and seem to function best when in a partnership or in a form of group activity.

A person with the initial K, being influenced by the number 2, must always be true to themselves. They must live their truths in order to feel and be authentic. With this, they are also called upon to nurture and support others.

On the negative side, K’s can be quite dissatisfied with life at times, and often take their discontent out on others.


L is the numerical equivalent of the number 3, which represents creativity, action and communication. A person with the initial L is most often a charitable, well-adjusted and friendly person.

Charismatic, cheeky and sociable fun-lovers, L’s are adaptable to change and adore colourful bright surroundings.The gift of communication is there for the L person, as are inspiration, cheerful optimism and joy. The L person loves life and wants and needs to share their enthusiasm with those around them. L’s tend to be the 'joker' and have a wonderful sense of humour. The 3 energy encourages L’s to be enlivening, youthful and enthusiastic individuals. L’s talents lay within communications of all kinds.

Negatively, L’s can be somewhat accident-prone.


M is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 4, which represents spirituality, stability and solid foundations. A person with M as their first initial is an extremely loyal, hardworking and security-conscious person, with traditional values and high morals and ethics.

M’s have a great deal of self-confidence and are therefore likely to achieve success. They are generally work-oriented people who have a plan for everything they do. The M individual needs to be disciplined and have a high standard of honesty. M’s are dependable, serious-minded individuals who need to be practical about all that they do.

M’s do not want to be told what to do and can quickly become argumentative and aggressive if/when pushed beyond their patience and endurance.

M’s are cautious people who do not jump into anything impulsively. They need to think things through thoroughly, then make a judgment based upon their own value system.

Negatively, people with the letter M as their initial can be workaholics.


N is the alphabetical equivalent of the number 5, which represents imagination and freedom and fun.