Destiny Number

by Thela Foxgood

I love working with numbers, letters and codes. One fun activity to do with letters and numbers is to use your full birth name to find your Destiny Number.

1: A,J,S

2: B,K,T

3: C,L,U

4: D,M,V

5: E,N,W

6: F,O,X

7: G,P,Y

8: H,Q,Z

9: I,R

Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall 

V=4, A=1, L=3, E=5, R=9, I=9, E=5 =36

J=1, A=1, N=5, E=5 = 12

M=4, O=6, R=9, R=9, I=9, S=1 = 38

G=7, O=6, O=6, D=4, A=1, L=3, L=3 = 30

36 + 12 + 38 + 30 = 116

1 + 1 + 6 = 8

This makes the Destiny Number for Dr. Jane Goodall or known as, Dame Jane Goodall, the number 8.

For doing your own, here is a list of number meanings at

This site also shows meanings for the master numbers 11, 22 and 33, which are numbers that you don’t break down into single digits when they are your final number.

Life Path Numbers

Using your full birth date such as, 8-22-1991, you can determine your Life Path Number.

8+2+2+1+9+9+1 = 32
3+2 = 5

A Life Path number represents who you are and your purpose in life, while your Destiny/Expression Number represents how you can achieve your purpose.

There are many resources for number meanings. However, these Life Path Number meanings from Creative Numerology, give a lot of detail.










Have fun with your numbers!

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