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Do you find Cusp Signs confusing? Are you a Cusp Sign and confused about your identity. Do you even know your true Sun Sign?

Discover what it means to be a Cusp Sign and with whom you are most romantically compatible.

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Gemini Cancer Cusp Signs

A Guide to Gemini Cancer Cusp Signs

Characteristics of those born on
the Cusp of Gemini and Cancer

Known as: The Cusp of Magic

Gemini Cancer Cusp Signs can be sensitive individuals. However, when adventurous, flirty, social butterfly Gemini combines with caring, sensitive, comfort-loving and traditional Cancer it results in something special. This, in turn, will inspire other people.

The ruling planet of Gemini is Mercury, which gives The Twins a curious and quirky take on the world.

Cancer is ruled by The Moon and its moods. However, the influence of Gemini in this Cusp Combination will do a lot to lighten their mood.

Gemini Cancer Cusp Dates

June 16 to June 23

Those born between June 16 and 19, will find the influence of Gemini strong, with some Cancerian traits thrown in.

True Gemini-Cancer Cuspers have birthdays on June 20 and 21.

Those born on June 22 or 23 will be Cancer with a bit of Gemini added to the mix.

The Element of Gemini is Air and Cancer is Water

What happens when Water is combined with Air?

When the Elements of Air and Water mix, it makes for bubbles and fizz!

However, this combination of Elements produces an individual who will need their own space sometimes. While at the same time they benefit from the connection with others.

As with any Cusp Sign, there will be inner conflicts. For example, the Gemini part of this combo will bring out the chatterbox. However, there will also be times when the Moon’s moody influence on Cancer will ensure that silence and moods come to the fore.

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The Gemini Cancer Personality

Caring and devoted, those born on the Gemini-Cancer cusp bring to their world a lighthearted kindness.

Gemini’s care-free spirit lightens up the intensity of Cancer. However, these Cuspers can be equally impulsive and grounded at the same time!

They are also very expressive and have great imagination. They love to learn and will also generously share what they’ve learned with others.

Often super-emotional, Gemini Cancer prefer to live their lives surrounded by family and friends. This means that if they have no-one to devote themselves to, it can lead to depression and self-destructive behaviour.

But because they are so friendly and gregarious it is rare to find a Gemini/Cancer alone for long.

The energy of Gemini may seem at odds with slower Cancer, but it actually results in someone who, while moody at times, is generally bright and airy.

They are also capable of deep emotional attachments.

Protective of those they love, Gemini/Cancers won’t stand by when they are threatened. They often have many friends and acquaintances .

What you see is what you get – their emotional honesty is among the strongest in the Zodiac.

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This starsign combination results in individuals who have close family ties with their siblings. They are lovers of people and their varied interests and pursuits make them interesting to talk to.

Gemini Cancer Cusp Signs have a strong interest in food and their willingness to always try something new makes them excellent cooks.

One of their strongest attributes is their ability to understand the difficulties of others and what they need to do to work through it.

Totally affectionate, the Gemini/Cancer combination makes them among the most caring characters of the Zodiac.

Gemini Cancer Love Compatibility

Those born on the Gemini Cancer Cusp will probably be looking for love with individuals who are loyal, intelligent, independent and sensitive.

They prefer people who are consistent and pay attention to detail.


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Gemini Cancer Cusp Sign Careers

Work that involves communication with others are well suited to those born on the Gemini Cancer Cusp.

This Cusp combination can also be very creative, so teaching the creative arts ( music, poetry, dance, drama, art, sculpting and painting) could make an ideal vocation

Famous People Born on The Gemini Cancer Cusp

Paul McCartney (June 18)
Nicole Kidman (June 20)
Meryl Streep (June 22)

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Leo Virgo Cusp Signs

A Guide to Leo Virgo Cusp Signs

Characteristics of those born on the
Leo Virgo Cusp

Known as: The Cusp of Exposure

Leo Virgo Cusp Signs, like the Cusp of Cancer and Leo, can be a complicated combination.

The ruling planet of Leo is the Sun and the ruling planet of Virgo is Mercury. This means that the Leo Virgo Cusp Sign is open, logical, has overwhelming power but is prone to change their minds.

The Zodiac Sign of Leo The Lion is one of those larger than life characters. This means that there can be inner turmoil  when you consider how reserved Virgo can be.

However, the influence of Virgo means that Leo Virgo Cusp Signs will need more space and time to do their own thing than Leo would normally want.

Leo Virgo Cusp Dates

August 18 to August 27

Those born between August 18 and August 22 are more of a Leo, with a bit of Virgo thrown in.

True Leo-Virgo Cuspers  have birthdays on August 23 or 24.

However, those born between August 25 and 27, will be Virgo with Leo influence.

The Element of Virgo is Earth and Leo is Fire

Will earth smother the fire or will the fire continue to burn despite it?

The result is that sometimes the Leo/Virgo will be full of beans. However, the next minute they will have reverted to not wanting to see anyone, while they do their own thing.

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The Leo Virgo Personality

Leo has a huge need to create. Virgos combine their skills and talents together for the good of others.

This means that the result is a combination that has huge energy and ambition. This leads to success in whatever they choose to become involved.

Leo Virgo has great business acumen. They have meticulous attention to detail. This is combined with their ability to stick to a well thought out organised routine.

Leo-Virgos tend to be popular and even inspiring to others.

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However, although the Virgo side of their nature can make them want to keep their own company at times, Leo and Virgo cusps are friendly and sociable. This means that they love to have fun and live life with enthusiasm, throwing themselves into whatever they choose to do.

Those born on the Cusp of Leo Virgo are natural leaders. Their administrative prowess helps ensure that their projects are successful.

Virgo Leo Cuspers are real “givers”. This means that they are one of the most caring Zodiac sign combinations.

Leo Virgo Love Compatibility

In the Leo Virgo Cusp Sign the roar of Leo runs the risk of being silenced by nit-picky, perniticky Virgo. This means that they could find themselves more “single” than they would like.

However, the influence of Virgo, will make the Leo side of this combo more curious about others, including those from other cultures or countries.


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Virgo Leo Cusp Sign Careers

Communication is one of the Leo-Virgo Cusp Sign strengths. This means that any career which requires talking to and providing services to others will provide a lot of satisfaction.

Famous People Born on The Leo Virgo Cusp

Bill Clinton (August 19)
Gene Kelly (August 23)
Sean Connery (August 25)

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Taurus Gemini Cusp Signs

Characteristics of those born on the
Cusp of Taurus and Gemini

Cusp dates: May 19 to May 23
known as: The Cusp of Energy

The combination of Taurus and Gemini results in a youthful go-getter, who is physically strong, clever and communicative. They have tremendous imagination and are very expressive.

This makes them very adaptable, with an ability to get along with others from all walks of life and in many different situations. However, they can run out of steam. They want to be able to “do it all” and this can lead to fatigue because they don’t want to miss out on all the fun and sometimes they just don’t know when to stop.

Taurus and Gemini are both such pleasure-loving signs, that they need to be careful of not overdoing food and drink. They also need to try to be more sensitive to the feelings of others and if they would just learn to stop, take a step back and listen from time to time they would have the potential to be successful.

The negative qualities of each star sign are successfully balanced out by the positive qualities of the other. Taurus is literally bull-headed at times and this is tempered by Gemini’s ability to reason with people. Likewise, the flighty nature of Gemini is balanced out by Taurus’ ability to be persistent and dependable.

On the negative side, Taurus/Gemini can be too materialistic as they look for constant stimulation.

The combination of Taurus and Gemini results in individuals who remain youthful and lighthearted throughout their lives. They are charming and friendly and make natural leaders. They usually have many friends and contacts in all walks of life. They tend to be very successful in what they choose to do.

Please note the “Cusp Dates” given above are general and may vary from this occasionally.

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Aries Taurus Cusp Signs

The Characteristics of those born on
the Cusp of Aries and Taurus

Cusp dates: April 15 to April 24
Known as: The Cusp of Power

If you were born between April 15 and April 18, you are more of an Aries, with a bit of Taurus thrown in. True Aries-Taurus Cuspers will have birthdays on April 19 or 20. Those born between April 21 and 24, will be Taurus with Aries influence.

The Element of Aries is Fire and Taurus is Earth.  Will Taurus douse the Flames of Aries?

Those born on the Cusp of Aries and Taurus are certainly a force to be reckoned with. They are natural leaders, taking charge in the home and at work due to the successful combination of energy from both signs. Aries is compulsive and has an energy, which drives them forward, but they can become bored with a project before it is finished.

This is tempered by the more practical side of Taurus, who will take care of the fine details and is more likely to see the project through. When it comes to achieving their goals, this is one of the strongest combinations of starsigns because they can be so darn persistent.

But this energy can come with negative consequences. Aries and Taurus combined can be forceful and this can result in them being too driven and opinionated. OK, so they probably know they are right, but the Aries-Taurus can be very blunt and they need to make allowances for others’ views and feelings.


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Those born on the Aries and Taurus cusp have the potential for great satisfaction in life, thanks to the great action, that ever on the go Aries brings to the mix and the great will and strength of Taurus.

Please note the “Cusp Dates” given above may vary from this in some years

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Born on the Cusp? Free Sun & Cusp Sign Calculator & Birth Chart

Use this Cusp Sign Calculator to discover your true Sun Sign!

Were you Born on the Cusp? Below you will find a free Cusp Sign Calculator.

This means that you can calculate your true Birth Sign.

Then follow the links below your Birth Chart to find out more about your personality and ideal horoscope love compatibility.

How To Use The Free Cusp Sign Calculator

NOTE: the Cusp Sign Calculator uses a 24 hour clock

For example, 3.30 PM = 15.30

However, be careful as many towns have the same name, including some in other countries. This means that selecting the wrong one may give a wrong Sun Sign.

Therefore, make sure you select the correct location.

However, there is a drop down list, to help you avoid mistakes.

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See Links Below for your True Sun Sign

Once you have used the Cusp Sign Calculator to established your correct Sun Sign, use the links below to find out more about your characteristics.

The first table links to articles outlining the personalities of those Born on the Cusp and the second links to information about the 12 main Sun Signs.

Cusp Signs

Aries and TaurusLibra and Scorpio
Taurus and GeminiScorpio and Sagittarius
Gemini and CancerSagittarius and Capricorn
Cancer and LeoCapricorn and Aquarius
Leo and VirgoAquarius and Pisces
Virgo and LibraPisces and Aries

Sun Signs

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Libra
TaurusScorpio
GeminiSagittarius
CancerCapricorn
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Pisces Aries Cusp Signs

The Characteristics of those born on the
Cusp of Pisces and Aries

Cusp dates: March 19 to March 23
Known as: The Cusp of Rebirth

At first glance, you would be excused for wondering how the combination of Pisces and Aries Sun signs could possibly work, without causing massive internal conflict, but somehow it does. Combine the dreamy mindset of Pisces, who is strongly intuitive, with the get up and go of Aries and you have someone who knows what they want and how to get it – now!

This Zodiac combination is dedicated, assertive and likes to get things going. As a result they are strong leaders. This is helped by the fact that they know how to push limits and take others along with them.

But they have to be careful they don’t rub people up the wrong way, with their impatience, directness and total conviction that they are always right. They need to work on their social skills, particularly developing more patience with others and not expecting everyone to keep up with their pace. They also need to keep their ego in check and understand that life is not just about what they want or think is right.

If a project takes time to complete there’s a danger that Pisces/Aries will become bored and lose interest before the project is completed. However, despite their natural impatience, they can be compassionate, sensitive and sympathetic to others and imaginative. They love new projects and their enthusiasm and the need for challenge will cause them to jump in immediately, looking to see if they can push beyond normal limitations.

Pisces/Aries are sometimes enigmatic, hiding their real selves. They are thoughtful and some are blessed with exceptional musical talent. In their leisure time, this Cusp sign will play as hard (and competitively) as they work at the office.

They enjoy venting their natural aggression and emotional stress in sports, both individual and team.

The greatest strength of the Pisces and Aries Zodiac Combination is in their compassion, energy, initiative and courage. Although they can be ego-centric, their natural sensitivity makes them one of the most understanding of the Cusp Signs.

Please note: The Cusp Dates given above are just a general range and may vary depending upon the year of birth.

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Aquarius Pisces Cusp Signs

The Characteristics of those born on the
Cusp of Aquarius and Pisces

Cusp dates: February 15 to February 24
Known as: The Cusp of Sensitivity

Spritual, compassionate, imaginitive, peace-loving, artistic and very friendly, this Cusp sign combines the quirky enery of the air sign Aquarius, with the dreamy Pisces to produce individuals who are very intuitive and receptive to the needs of others.

They are very intellectual at a high level, but fail miserably when it comes to practical details and following through. They can be so taken up with their thoughts and ideas that they will become forgetful, turn up late for appointments and lose things.

Although strongly spiritual, this Zodiac combination may not be religious. They are artistic and have ideals, but sometimes these are undefined and vague and not at all practical. They see reality as an intrusion, which can then make them pessimistic and lacking in mental energy, but they are willing to adapt and are broad-minded, so their ideals can change if necessary.

Aquarius and Pisces are logical and self-confident, but they can become aloof from people around them and may seem cold toward people who don’t share their attitude to life. They can also become frightened or withdrawn if their emotions are abused too many times and will hide their real selves.

Very sociable, they find that contact with others and excercise will relieve stress – team sports are best for them. In love Aquarius and Pisces can be flirty, caring and romantic.

The great strength of the Aquarius and Pisces combination is in their visionary nature and their compassion. They are adept in persuading others to see things in a new light. Their ability to work around and even break the rules to help others reach their fullest potential makes them one of the most understanding Cusp signs of the zodiac.

Please note: the Cusp dates given above are general and will at times vary depending on the year of birth.

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Capricorn Aquarius Cusp Signs

The Characteristics of those born on the
Cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius

Cusp dates: January 19 to January 23
Known as: The Cusp of Mystery and Imagination

The cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius often struggles to balance the two very different charateristics of their combined star signs. They can be social, but reserved; independent while craving security; traditional, yet not traditional.

Things are never dull around Capricorn/Aquarius and they can be found leading unusual lives. They love to talk and socialise and are happy having all sorts of conversations about strange or unusual topics.

Friendship is a priority and they have many contacts, in addition to their close friends. Ambitious and disciplined, determined and dedicated to achieving their goals, they crave independence, and can sometimes seem aloof, which can lead to difficulties in close relationships. In business, they are practical, realistic and very careful not to get in over their heads.

Capricorn and Aquarius is another Zodiac combination that works extremely hard to bring their ideas to reality and will doggedly refuse to give up. And although they are peace-loving and friendly, and normally tolerant and broad-minded, they can be narrow-minded and overcritical of anyone who does not have their drive and ambition.

They are logical and self-confident, but this can also make them aloof from the people around them. This is one of the responsible and traditional Zodiac combinations and among the most innovative and hard working, their great strength is in their ability to set goals and their willingness to keep working until they achieve them because they have inexhaustible ambition and are not easily distracted from their goals.

Please note: The Cusp Dates given above can vary depending on the year of birth and are given as a general, not specific, guide.

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Sagittarius Capricorn Cusp Signs

The Characteristics of
Sagittarius Capricorn Cusp Signs

Cusp Dates: December 19 to December 23
Known as: The Cusp of Prophecy

Sagittarius Capricorn Cusp Signs combine fast pacey Sagittarius  with plodding Capricorn. This could cause conflicts, but they both have the imagination to create new ideas and the drive to make them a reality.

Those born on the Cusp of Sagittarius and Capricorn are ambitious, determined, disciplined and committed to achieving their goals.

They are also practical and realistic enough to not bite off more than they can chew.

Sagittarius has an optimistic nature, combined with fearlessness and bravery. This is a powerful mix with the hardworking, practical nature of Capricorn.

Sagittarius and Capricorn Cusp Signs are the seekers of truth and the meaning of life. They are the Scholars of the Zodiac.

Their views are not normally fixed and they can adapt as needed. However, they can be stubborn and fixed if others try to impede them.

This Zodiac combination is often very successful in the workplace, many taking the role of business leaders. However, Sagittarius/Capricorns also like to enjoy the freedom to do what they want when they want. This makes them impulsive and independent at times.

Those born on the Cusp of Prophecy are trustworthy and charming. They are adaptable to all situations, outgoing and friendly but they are also among the most responsible and traditional starsigns.

Their willingness to work hard makes them one of the most successful Cusp combinations of the zodiac.

Please note the Cusp Dates above may vary depending on the year you were born.

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Scorpio Sagittarius Cusp Signs

The Characteristics of those born on the
Cusp of Scorpio and Sagittarius

Cusp Dates: November 19 to November 23
Known as: The Cusp of Revolution

Full of strength and rebellious energy, the Cusp Combination of Scorpio and Sagittarius is a dynamic mix thanks to Scorpio’s boldness, aggression and intensity and the adaptability of active Sagittarius. This combines to produce a rebellious, fearless individual that could be accused of running wild.

Rebelliousness need not be a bad thing though – these people are free-thinkers and willing to speak their minds. This can lead to conflicts with authority however, so self-employment may be a good career option and if it can be something that benefits human-kind, then so much the better.

Selfishness is a trait that needs working on and Scorpio/Sagittarius need to try to be more in tune with others’ feelings and they can be impatient and pushy if something isn’t being done in the way they want. However, their natural generosity and sense of humour provides a balance to their more negative qualities.

Scorpio and Sagittarius people like to indulge in deep and focused learning. They are versatile and progressive, but at times they are unsure of their motivation. Their natural secretiveness can also hold them back.

Outgoing and friendly, the Scorpio/Sagittarius combination is deep and loyal, but can often be misunderstood, and others may see them as controlling or sarcastic. Broad-minded and enthusiastic, they sometimes need to engage their brain before they open their mouth, which can get them into trouble.

Scorpio and Sagittarians are both very mystical and scientific Star signs, giving them a special awareness of what is going on around them. They love to debate and their confidence may come across as being argumentative, while their directness can make them seem blunt – but they are just trying to get into the core of the discussion, not realising they may offend.

Natural comics, they are high-spirited and enthusiastic, often flirtatious, while being possessive in their own relationships and they tend to enjoy social life immensely. In their spare time they tend to participate in sports that will stretch their abilities.

The great strength of Scorpio/Sagittarius is how they are so determined to see things right through to the end. They will not succumb to boredom to stop them completing projects and they have total commitment in everything they do. Their great love of information and research makes them one of the most learned and knowledgeable characters of the Zodiac.

WERE YOU BORN ON THE CUSP OF SCORPIO AND SAGITTARIUS?

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