8 Fascinating Facts About Your July Baby (2024)

July babies are especially lucky. Here are a few fun facts about your July babe…

July babies’ horoscope sign is Cancer or Leo.

If your July baby is born between July 1 and July 22ndthenthey are a Cancer, which is the cardinal water sign and is represented by the crab. If your baby is born between July 23rdand 31stthen he or she is a Leo.

More About Your Baby’s Cancer Zodiac Sign

Ruled by the moody moon, Cancers are compassionate, very sensitive, and loving…but watch out! Cancer babies tend to withdraw emotionally (so that’s Mom or Dad’s cue to give them lots of tools to learn how to cope with those big feelings). They’re thought to be natural nurturers (Cancer is considered to be the mother of the zodiac), so don’t be surprised if your July baby’s favorite toy is a doll or lovey they can tenderly care for. Little crabs are often homebodies who care deeply about their space (that means those special touches you put on the nursery for your July baby will be extra appreciated!).

More About Your Baby’s Leo Zodiac Sign

The sign of the bright and brazen sun, Leos are loyal, confident, and full of charisma, which is no doubt why the sign is represented by the regal lion. (Perhaps your cub will thrive in a toddler dance or music class someday!) And while Leos bask in the shiny spotlight of attention from others, they can get cranky when that light is moved away from them. That doesn’t mean your little Leo is going to be a diva—on the contrary, this sign is believed to be incredibly generous by nature (that bodes well for teaching sharing!).

July babies have two flowers.

According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, July babies can enjoy the beauty and fragrance of not one but two special birth flowers; the larkspur and the water lily. The larkspur is said to symbolise the bonds of love and each colour larkspur has a special bonus meaning. For example, pink means fickleness, white signifies a happy disposition, purple symbolizes a first love, and blue is associated with grace. The second birth flower is the water lily, which is said to represent purity and majesty.

July babies have a valuable birthstone.

The ruby is prized for being the most valuable of all gemstones. In fact, it is held in such high regard that the ancient Hindus called it the “king of gems.” As the king of gems, the ruby is said to signify passion, love, and success. Its name comes from Latin Rubeus, which means red.

Your July baby may have an artistic streak.

Babies born in July are more likely to grow up to become artists, according to one UK census data report. Other occupations that were overwhelmingly made up of July babies included train drivers and bricklayers.

July babies are more likely to be left-handed.

When your baby paints her first masterpiece, there’s a good chance she’ll do it with her left hand, at least according to one study. The researchers found that babies who are born in July have a significantly higher chance of being born with a tendency toward being left-handed. As the old saying goes, “Lefties: in great demand but limited supply!”

July babies are in some seriously awesome company.

Don’t know any friends or family born in July? That’s okay, your little bundle of adorableness is still in some pretty impressive company. Celebrities who share a birthday with your little one include Liv Tyler, Kevin Hart, Olivia Munn, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hanks, and even Princess Anna herself, Kristen Bell.

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