Numerology meanings seem to have found their beginnings with Pythagoras, Greek philosopher and mathematician, born in 570 BC. But the idea of numbers and their spiritual significance was practiced heavily by our ancient ancestors in Mesoamerica during the same time period. The ancient Maya felt the universe, ages, cycles, or literally almost anything else could be broken down into numbers. Numbers were sacred and alive.
The magic of numerology takes your name or date of birth and reduces them down to single digits. Each digit from 1 to 9 has its own tendencies. The resultant number is said to reveal your key personality.
But the power of numerology meanings takes it a step further by considering the values of each number in your birthday. Most often your personality contains dominant and sub-dominant essences of several numbers. This shows you where you're in or out of balance. Yet another step of refinement comes when you take both your name and birth date numbers. Your name has power and is not an accident. It reveals hidden clues you may not have been aware of. There could be a reason you don't like your name. This article will show you how to gain a better understand of yourself or another through numerology meanings