How to Calculate Your Expression Number

Calculate Your Expression Number


Your Expression number, one of the core numbers in Numerology , represents some of the talents, abilities, and shortcomings that help your Life Path number.

Calculating your Expression number is an easy formula, involving the name on your birth certificate.

Step one: Write out your name

On a sheet of paper, write out your name.

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Step two: Find the numerical value

Beneath the name, write the number substitutions for each letter based on the below diagram.

Find the numerical value

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Step three: Add and simplify

Working one name at a time, add all of the numbers together. If your name is John Smith, add together John and Smith separately.

J O H N = 1 + 6 + 8 + 5 = 20

S M I T H = 1 + 4 + 9 + 2 + 8 = 24

Then, simplify by adding the two digits together. 20 becomes 2, and 24 becomes 6.

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Step four: Add again

Now, add the two single digit numbers together to get your Expression number.

2 + 6 = 8

Now, you have your Expression number. We do not have a guide yet to all of the Expression numbers, but you can read this great roundup from Numerology in the meantime.

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