All About Your August Baby
Looking to sources from astrology and the farmer's almanac to scientific research, here are some of the characteristics and symbols attributed to August babies.
Typically signifying the end of the summer in the United States, this is also the month that has the highest birthrate, so your August baby is in good company! In fact, a study of birth month and future profession noted that several recent presidents had August birth dates.
The birthstone for August is the peridot. The gem, which forms deep underground and is brought up by volcanoes, is said to have “magical powers and healing properties to protect against nightmares.”
August's birth flower is gladiolus. It is believed to represent “remembrance, calm, integrity, and infatuation.”
The zodiac signs for August babies are Leo (until August 22) and Virgo (August 23 forward).
- Leo – Symbolized by the lion, they are natural leaders. They may come across as willful or bossy, but they are usually in the pursuit of doing right and good.
- Virgo – Symbolized by the virgin, they are intuitive and bright storytellers. While they may be short-tempered or impatient, they are good teammates and creative thinkers.
Famous August birthdays include Barack Obama, Kylie Jenner and Chris Hemsworth.
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