Your July baby, what you need to know

Published: 13th July 2018

If you have a July baby there are a few facts you need to know, some might surprise you others you might have been expecting if you’ve done your research already!  These facts might help you learn more about the person your July baby will become. For starters the word ‘July’ was named by the Roman Senate in honour of the Roman general, Julius Caesar, simply because July was the month of his birth.

Star signs of July:

Babies born between July 1st and July 22nd are members of the Cancer zodiac sign. A person born under Cancer can be identified by their emotional and intimate nature. Cancerians are said to take pleasure in the simple comforts of home and family. They are also very maternal, and they thrive on nurturing those around them. They are also very loyal and able to empathise with other people's pain and suffering.
Those born after July 22nd to July 31st, are part of the Leo zodiac sign. The Leo is one of the zodiac's most natural leaders, which may explain their desire to be the centre of attention. They are said to be very warm, full of creative energy and driven by the desire to be loved and admired. The Leo have an air royalty about them and they love to be in the limelight, which explains why many Leos end up in the performing arts.

July Baby Birthstone

Ruby is the main birthstone for those born in July, the stone known as the king of precious gems. The ruby is a symbol of passion and energy and is said to bring love and success. The name “ruby” comes from rubeus, the Latin word for red.  In ancient times the ruby was said to be a self-radiant stone that contained the essence of life in a form of a drop of Mother Earth’s blood. The ancient people of the Orient believed that rubies were ripe sapphires and that when sapphires were buried in the ground and left for a long time, they would turn into rubies.

July Flower

If you’re a July baby, your birth flowers include the water lily, honeysuckle and the rose. The water lily signifies purity and majesty. Aside from being lovely in their own right, water lilies are often used in ponds to deter the growth of algae and to shade and cool the water for resident fish and frogs. Honeysuckle is said to represents devotion, love and generosity.  The rose is a classic indicator of romantic love, as well as gratitude, mourning, modesty, joy, and innocence.  

Other July Baby Fun Facts:

Babies born in July are said to be very energetic, they’re always on the move and they are very popular, managing to maintain several friends.  July children are said to be popular because they’re trustworthy, sincere, likeable and diplomatic. And, while July kids are sociable, they also tend to appreciate time to themselves.  

Here are some famous people born in July

Liv Tyler: July 1.
Margot Robbie & Lindsay Lohan: July 2.
Tom Cruise & Olivia Munn:  July 3.
Eva Marie Saint & Neil Simon: July 4.
Kevin Hart: July 6.
Ringo Starr: July 7.
Kevin Bacon: July 8.

So if you're lucky enough to have a July baby you've got a child who is emotional but who also might like being the centre of attention at all times!

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