December 17 Birthdays

December 17, Sagittarius

Understand better the astrology meanings of December 17 birthdays together with some details about the associated zodiac sign that is Sagittarius. Amongst the aspects you can learn about there are birthday personality characteristics, positive and negative traits as well as Sagittarius love compatibility and numerology.

December 17 Personality Traits

Positive traits: Natives born on December 17 birthdays are philanthropic, generous and adaptable. They are energetic people who try to use their resources in an efficient way. These Sagittarius natives are quick-witted as they benefit both from a great intelligence and of a good intuition and perception of what is going on around them.

Negative traits: Sagittarius people born on December 17 are inconsiderate, boastful and extremist. They are overconfident individuals whom trust their instincts and abilities a tad too much and that sometimes suffer consequences because of this vanity. Another weakness of Sagittarians is that they are careless. They don't seem to empathize with the problems of others.

Likes: Taking breaks from their agitated lives for personal improvement time.

Hates: Being tied down and having to deal with mediocre and unimaginative people.

Lesson to learn: How to leave hard feelings and grudges aside.

Life challenge: Being altruistic and empathic.

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December 17, Sagittarius

Astrological symbol: The Archer is the representative symbol for all Sagittarius people born between November 22 and December 21, according to the tropical astrology and it suggests these natives have inquisitive and ambitious personalities.

Modality: Mutable is the modality that is representative for the Sagittarius horoscope natives. This defines an adaptable and confident individual who easily has his way around people.

Element: Fire is the element lending traits to Sagittarius people and is the first astrological element. Fire is characteristic for personalities that are domineering and empowering.

Ruling house: The ninth represents the astrological house for the Sagittarius people born under this astrological sign. This zodiac space symbolizes long term travel endeavors.

Ruling planet: Jupiter represents the zodiac planet for the Sagittarius astrology. This zodiac used planet symbolizes fortune and expansion.

Lucky numbers: 2, 3, 13, 17 and 22 are the numbers considered lucky for those born under the December 17 birthday.

Lucky day: Thursday is the auspicious day for these natives because of the connection with Jupiter. So again we are dealing with emotions and intuition. As many consider Thursday as the most expansive day of the week likewise are the souls and spirits of Sagittarius that best identify with the flow of this day.

Years of change: The change years that are considered influential for those natives born under the December 17 horoscope are 24, 31, 38 and 52.

December 17 Birthday Compatibility and Love

When it comes to love, Sagittarius natives born on December 17 are enthusiastic, loving but independent partners. They dread being tied down so they rarely commit to a serious relationship. Even when doing so, they try to put the rules on the table from the beginning. They need to feel they have intimacy in order to feel emotionally secure so they unravel their personalities slowly. They respect their lovers for whom they are as long as they don't interfere or try to change their lives.

Love compatibilities in the zodiac for these people say that they are most compatible and find it easier to have a love relationship with Gemini (May 21- June 20) natives because they have similar interests and views on life. On the other hand they are least compatible with Scorpio (October 23- November 21). Sagittarius natives are also compatible with the other Fire signs: Aries (March 21- April 19) and Leo (July 23- August 22). These two fire signs are an easy match! Although it might seem they can only produce explosions, the only kind of exaltation out of this relationship is a creative and material one as they both share their ideals and put together their ambitious minds in accomplishing their potential as a couple. Communication and intimacy flow and there are no clouds on the horizon as long as they both understand that they function better as a team than as a battle of egos.

People born on the seventeenth day of the month are charming lovers they are always enthusiastic although sometimes unpredictable and hard to understand. If their loved one is patient and honest they are likely to open to them and their love will progress fast. They are friendly but reserved and their attitude won't bring many people close to them. They are persistent and courageous in a practical way so they will be a great part of their family team once they decide to settle for someone. These persons are compatible with people born on the 1st, 4th, 8th and 10th.

Lucky color

Purple is the color of preference for Sagittarius natives, especially those born under the December 17.

Purple is a hue that indicates royalty, purpose and good judgment. This zodiac color should be used in objects around the house and accessories.

People having purple as sign color are sensitive and compassionate persons that tend to initiate humanitarian projects to help others and also find their purpose in life. Rich purple shades, the colors of royalty, seem to transfer a great sense of self confidence and elegance to the high aiming Sagittarius.

Other colors indicated for Sagittarius are pink and blue.


Turquoise is the birthstone defined for December 17 and in general for Sagittarius natives.

Turquoise suggests achievement and glory. This zodiac birthstone is advised to be used in pendants and earrings.

It is thought to open the channels of power, communication and wealth. Ancient Egyptians considered this a stone of life. Its name comes from the French expression Pierre tourques.

Another precious stone considered beneficial for Sagittarius natives is Quartz. It represents purity and clarity.


The flower used in astrology for those with December 17 is Narcissus.

Narcissus suggests loyalty and trustworthiness. This zodiac flower is advised to be used for gifts and decorations.

Narcissus is said to influence individuals to reveal their true intentions. This flower is to be found during early spring time.

Other plants that suit Sagittarius natives are Geranium and Ginger.


Tin is the representative metal for those born under the December 17.

Tin is one of those metals that denote knowledge and progress. This zodiac metal could be used in accessories and decorative objects.

Tin is a symbol for knowledge and change and is said to accentuate the investigative and observant nature of an individual. It is called the metal of scholars and sages.

Another metal considered influential for Sagittarius natives is Silver.

Statistics and famous birthdays for December 17

December 17 is the 351st day of the year or the 352nd day in leap years, in the Gregorian Calendar.

Celebrity birthdays for December 17

- Gergely Czuczor: Hung - Czech poet - translator (Great Hung dictionary) in 1800.

- John Greenleaf Whittier: United States - Poet (Snow-bound) in 1807.

- James Thadeus Holtzclaw: Brigadier General (Confederate Army) in 1833.

- Hans (Henry) Kramers: Dutch theoretical physicist (quantum mechanics) in 1894.

- William Roerick: Actor (Guiding Light) in 1911.

- Yvonne Keuls (Bamberg): Dutch writer (Jan Rap & Co) in 1931.

- Novella Nelson: Brooklyn, New York - Actress (Nellie Cole-Chiefs) in 1939.

- Wes Studi: Actor (Last of the Mohicans) in 1947.

- Mark Gane: Toronto, Ontario - Rocker (M+M) in 1953.

- Pauline Maurice: Welland, Ontario - Softball outfielder (1996 Olympics) in 1967.

Birthday calendar, December 17

- NYC traffic regulation creates First one-way street in 1791.

- Charles Dickens's classic: A Christmas Carol published in 1843.

- Anaheim Township created in LA County in 1860.

- At 10:35AM First sustained motorized aircraft flight by Wright Bros in 1903.

- First professional NFL football game: Chicago Bears vs NY Giants in 1933.

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Birthday Numerology for December 17

The day in the December 17 birthday suggests enterprise, imagination and responsibility and dedication as a leader. This numerology meaning suggests ambition and great power but also an embrace of the spiritual side, later in life. Sometimes they tend to be overly ambitious, workaholic, lack of humanitarian instincts and impatient with other people. The letters corresponding to numerology 8 are h, q, z and the vibration is progress. The Moon and the card of strength rule this number.

Those with the birthday in December are affectionate, ambitious and dependable. Recommended careers for these natives include flight attendant, travel guide, accountant and CEO. December symbols that resonate with these people are Turquoise and Zircon as gemstones and Narcissus as a plant. Being born in the month of December it seems that number 3 will govern parts of your life. This is the number of perception and activism. These individuals are enthusiastic and eloquent.

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