# What is Expression Number or Personality Number and How to Calculate it?

• Published 15 Jul 2021
• Last Updated 31 May 2024
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“Knowing yourself better is the key to unlocking your potential and reaching greater heights in life.” You might have calculated your birth number or psychic number and your life path number or destiny number from your date of birth. Hence, you are well aware of your strengths and predominating traits, But what about your personality? How well do you know yourself or others understand you?

## What is Expression Number

The expression number is derived from your full name. The consonants in your name and surname are used for calculating the expression number in numerology. An expression number reveals your personality; therefore, it is also known as a personality number. Your personality is the doorway to your true nature, which you show to the outside world. Your expression number or personality number provides a window into your inner nature.

## How to Calculate your Expression Number?

For numerology expression number calculation, we add the number of consonants in your name and reduce it to a single number, which will be called the expression number. For assigning the number values to consonants, refer to the alphabet numbers numerology chart below.

## Let’s assume a hypothetical example where your name is Raj Kumar Verma.

Take the full name of the person; including first name, middle name, and last name. If there is no middle name, then skip this. In the example name below, RAJ KUMAR Verma we have taken the values of each consonant in this name. Add all the values and finally find the single number.

## Example Name

R A J      K U M A R       V E R M A

R J            K M R              V R M

2 1             2 4  2              6  2  4

= 3               = 8                  12 = 3

= 3 + 8 + 3 = 14 = 5

The single number of the name (with all consonants’ values) of RAJ KUMAR VERMA is 5, so is the Expression number of this person.

## Characteristics of Expression Number

Each expression number has a meaning. Expression number 1 to 9 has its characteristics . Let us know the meaning of your expression number.

## Expression Number 1:

If you have expression number 1, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You always try to put your best foot forward. In every field, you try to finish the activity to the best of your ability and seek appreciation from others.
(b)     You like to take initiative and dream of being a pioneer in every field. You are motivated to take leads and set trends for others.
(c)     You have a strong individuality. You radiate a strong personality.

## Expression Number 2:

If you have expression number 2, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You have a sensitive, loving, and understanding personality. You meet and greet people with a compassionate heart. You are always there to help those in need.
(b)    You like the company of like-minded people. You like to be surrounded by people with whom you can freely share your ideas.
(c)     You like harmonic relationships. You like to be in a peaceful environment, away from conflicts.

## Expression Number 3

If you have expression number 3, you have the following characteristics:

(a)     You have a charming persona that becomes the life of every gathering. With your wit, you are able to please the gathering.
(b)     You like to live a luxurious lifestyle. You wish to lead an elevated lifestyle characterised by glitz and glamour.
(c)     You are conscious of your image and project the best version of yourself. Because of your image consciousness, you strive to show the finest side of yourself to the outside world.

## Expression Number 4

If you have expression number 4, you have the following characteristics

(a)    You use your experience to overcome obstacles in your life. Whenever you come across a problem in your life, you take advantage of your past lessons to find solutions to your current problems.
(b)     You are a planner and like to plan your life. You always think of what could possibly go wrong and prepare yourself for an unpredictable future.
(c)     You are down to earth and like to be there for your dear and near ones. Your family and friends matter the most to you, and you would like to be there for them.

## Expression Number 5

If you have expression number 5, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You live your life passionately and enthusiastically, and you love to socialise with crowds.
(b)    You like to have new and enriching life experiences because you never wish to be bored in your life.
(c)    You are a wandering soul who likes adventures because they help you break free from the mundane lifestyle.

## Expression Number 6

If you have expression number 6, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You are a family-oriented person and wish to have a loving family and a loyal partner with whom you can enjoy life.
(b)     You have a taste for aesthetics and keep your home decorated with arte facts that hold sentimental value.
(c)     You wish to thrive in a world without conflicts because you are a peace lover.

## Expression Number 7

If you have expression number 7, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You are inclined towards spiritualism and love to spend quiet time that allows you to develop a better understanding of yourself.
(b)    You like to spend time in meditation so that you can detach yourself from the chaos of the world.
(c)    You have intellectual capabilities, and you like to be in a place where intelligence is valued.

## Expression Number 8

If you have expression number 8, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You like quality things in life and appreciate the arts wherever you spot them. You are also a connoisseur of superior things.
(b)    Your goal is to be the owner of a successful business. You also dream of all the things that can possibly help you attain your goals in life.
(c)    You are a strong and charismatic leader who expects support from others and is ready to return it to others.

## Expression Number 9

If you have expression number 9, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You are a humanitarian who has a desire to be of service and work for the benefit of humanity.
(b)    You have an emotional personality, desiring love and compassion. Due to this, you have a sensitive inner nature.
(c)     You are determined to make the wrongs right with your patience, tolerance, and understanding of life.

## Expression Number 11

If you have expression number 11, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You think outside the box, and your ideas can be life-changing. Your unique ideas could bring you fame as well.
(b)     You are brilliant but easily get nervous and may act dramatic in front of others.
(c)     You have a great vision, and in your spare time, you spend time thinking of a new way of life and taking action on your dreams.

## Expression Number 22

If you have expression number 22, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You solve problems with a practical approach that gives you satisfactory results.
(b)    You view yourself as an attractive person capable of making a difference in your immediate surroundings and beyond the boundaries.
(c)     You dream of being a great builder who wishes to alter the course of life and exercise control over powerful people.

## Expression Number 33

If you have expression number 33, you have the following characteristics:

(a)    You have nurturing qualities and like to guide others with your wisdom, just like a teacher does for his or her students.
(b)     You are able to influence others and easily attract people for advice.
(c)     You must not feel burdened by the problems of others. You should realise that you have a natural ability to enrich other people’s lives.

Express yourself freely and truly by understanding what your name and expression number mean and how you can use your personality to make an impact in the world.

To know the "power of name" and how it influences life, you may consult Dr. J C Chaudhry.