Business name numerology [updated]
UPDATE: This business name numerology post was first published on 6 August 2019 and updated 10 June 2022.
You have a great product, a wonderful team and excellent business acumen — still, things aren’t working out the way they are working for your competitors. You have pulled out all the stops, but nothing seems to help. Sound familiar? Then read on, because today you might find that the answer to your worries lies within business name numerology.
Gertrude Stein, in her poem Sacred Emily, said ‘Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.’’ What both the famous authors meant was, no matter what you call an object, it will remain that object only.
Today I am going to defy the most famous writers and tell you that there’s a lot in a name. We will discuss how business name numerology is an important factor in your business’ success.
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The science of energy
Money is energy — so are you, me and everyone else. Even the names that we call each other are energy.
Whether it is your child’s name or your business’ name, the vibrations that name produces has a direct impact on talents, abilities, shortcomings, nature, features and future of the name holder.
Numerology in itself is a science. It is based on the belief that everything in the world is made of numbers and can be reduced to a numerical value.
Numerology is the study of numbers and their mystical meanings. All numbers are believed to have their unique energy vibrations.
According to numerology, numbers can help you better understand and navigate life with a greater sense of purpose.
Naming the business is a big thing, and numerology can add the required thrust to the success of the business. Numerology can be applied to different aspects including:
- Business/Company name
- Brand’s name
- Owner’s name
- Owner’s date of birth
- Logo design
- Tender and launch dates
There are various methods developed over time to understand how names impact our energy and attract other energetic vibrations. Let us examine two.
How to use numerology to choose a strong name
We discussed in the starting that numerology is complete science. Just like any other field in science, there have been many pieces of research, experiments and therefore different theories on numerology. In order to arrive at a suitable name for your business, there are multiple methods to calculate your expression numbers.
Expression number is the core number in numerology. It is calculated by assigning numbers to each letter in your company’s name.
The two most popular methods of calculating expression numbers are:
Pythagoras, the famous mathematician who was fascinated by numbers, gave his theorem on how numbers affect our lives.
Going by Pythagoras’ method, the name APPLE will have the expression number:
1+7+7+3+5 = 23
Further adding the numbers to reach a single-digit number, we get 2+3 = 5.
This system was founded by ancient Babylonians.
Going by Chaldean method, the name APPLE will have the expression number:
1+8+8+3+5 = 25
Further adding the numbers to reach a single-digit number, we get 2+5 = 7.
The major difference between the two systems is that while the former assigns numbers to alphabets on the count of 1-9, the latter believes ‘number 9’ to be a transformational number and uses a scale of 1-8.
The Pythagoras method is the most famous and we will follow this method to discuss business name numerology further in this article.
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Business name numerology: What does each number mean
Number 1: No. 1 is considered to be an auspicious number in numerology world. It is believed to be the number of leaders, innovators, first movers and explorers.
For example, businesses with expression No. 1 are Microsoft, the multinational technology giant, and Shaadi.com, the first matrimonial site of India. Both are undeniably the leaders and first movers in their fields.
Number 2: This number is all about the team, companionship, relationship and harmony. If your business is related to relationships, marriages, therapy or coaching, then this number can benefit you.
For example, one of the leading hospitals in India, Max Healthcare, has an expression number of 2.
Number 3: This is the number of self-expression, creativity and the art of communication and presentation.
Aditya Birla Group is a great example of this number. One of the strongest groups in India with businesses spread across 14 sectors, including communication.
Number 4: This is the number of focus, foundation and methods. Any business related to homes, construction or architecture should flourish with a name having expression No. 4.
Moreover, the energetic vibration of this number allows you to complete your job in an organized manner. Therefore, any business that involves following set methods and practices like bookkeeping, CA, finance and insurance should also benefit from this number.
For example, DLF with expression number of 4 is a noteworthy real estate developer in India.
Number 5: One and 5 are the two most favorite numbers of businesses. Five is the number of fun, adventure and freedom. So if you’re planning to launch your travel vlog or anything related to conveyance, then a name with this expression number should help.
For example, the famous travel site Goibibo, along with WeWork and Canva, have expression No. 5. You can find many famous examples of this number.
Number 6: This is the number of healing, home and harmony. This number is good for any business that is related to health, medicine, home, restaurants or home-related products. For example, the name Fortis Healthcare adds up to 6.
This number has healing energy like one’s own home. It may not attract money immediately but can attract an audience that is loyal (due to its homely feeling).
If you’re planning a homemade food service, a spa or a real-estate business, this number should help.
Number 7: Curiosity, spirituality and introspection are the three powerful words you can associate with this number. You may wonder how it can benefit your business.
But here we have some of the most famous businesses in this category like Google and Amazon.
Two out of the top 10 companies in India have expression numbers 7, namely Reliance Industries Limited and Bharti Airtel. Another famous example is Tinder.
Number 8: Number 8 is for balance. It is one of the most powerful numbers and attracts high energy. It is the number of Saturn, which is considered to be a very powerful planet.
However, this number should be chosen with a little care as it can make or break your luck.
Any business related to legal, finance and investment-related services should flourish with this name. Some successful examples with this number are Citigroup and Morgan Stanley.
However, new businesses are advised to avoid names with the expression number 8. Number 8 is believed to be associated with high-risk levels, something that is not highly recommended for a new business.
Number 9: This number stands for philanthropy, idealism and complete transformation. It’s often called ‘the divine 9.’
This number is suitable for businesses that offer community service, fundraising and complete transformations like Patanjali Ayurved, Wipro, FedEx and AT&T.
Best business numerology numbers
Let’s discuss some numbers that generally make a positive impact on wealth and business.
Number 33 – The Number of the Lord of Wealth (Kubera)
33 is considered the most fortunate number for businesses. This number is more impactful for persons born on 6, 15, 24 days of the month.
More than the birth date, people with life path number 6 can achieve great heights while using this number for their business.
Number 51 – The Royal Star of the Man
This is another interesting number that can be commonly seen as a trend in the fortune 500 companies list.
Some of the world-famous business names in 51 are Berkshire Hathaway and General Motors.
The other fortunate numbers for businesses in the 6 series are 42, 15, 24, 87. In general, the number 6 is compatible with all types of birth numbers, but they yield their maximum impact for 6 born or 6 life path numbers.
The most beneficial numbers for business in numerology are in the 6, 5, 9, and 1 series. These are the most ideal, and most of the fortune 500 companies have their names in one of these series only.
Life Path Number
Once you’ve identified the business name, another important factor is to decide the auspicious date for your business registration or start of operations.
Life Path Number is similar to a numerological zodiac sign and is an effective technique to help you decide the dates. Your life path number follows you throughout life in the form of your motivations,and objectives.
How to calculate the Life Path Number
Take any date’s numerical value, add all those digits together by category (year, month, day), and keep adding the digits together until you end up with a single digit.
For example: if you’re planning to register your company on July 8, 2022, or 7/8/2022.
- First, you’ll reduce the year to a single digit by adding its digits together like 2+0+2+2 = 6.
- Now you’ll add date, month and year together: 6 (for the year) + 8 (for the day) + 7 (for the month) = 21.
- Finally, add these digits together to get a single-digit numerical value: 1+2 = 3.
You can also use this tool to calculate the Life Path Number of your business name.
What Life Path Number represents
Below is a brief overview of what each life path number represents:
- Life Path Number 1: Natural leader, hard-working, independent, and ambitious.
- Life Path Number 2: Empathetic, emotionally intuitive, and artistic.
- Life Path Number 3: Communicative, independent, and creative.
- Life Path Number 4: Structured, organized, and understanding.
- Life Path Number 5: Adventurous and adaptable.
- Life Path Number 6: Family-oriented, compassionate, and dependable.
- Life Path Number 7: Spiritual, analytical, and intuitive.
- Life Path Number 8: Responsible, powerful, and disciplined.
- Life Path Number 9: Fair, philanthropic, and understanding.
The date of birth of the business owner or life path number also plays a crucial role in choosing the correct business name. Let’s understand their relationship in the next section.
Business name suitability with date of birth
Each of us has a destiny number or life path number that can be calculated from our date of birth. Also, every number from 1 to 9 has a ruling planet associated with that number.
You must choose a business name whose numerology number shares a cordial relationship with your life path or destiny number.
For example, if your life path number is 3 then numbers like 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 are friendly numbers. At the same time, numbers 4 and 7 should be avoided with life path number 3.
The below table can help you select the best combination of numbers and your lucky business name.
Business name numerology calculators
You can save yourself from doing all the hard work of understanding and calculating the numbers. There are numerology calculators available on the internet that calculate the number related to your business name that you enter.
Here are some of them to check yourself:
Here, let’s discuss some more general tips that can help you finalize the best domain name for your business.
Every small or big business is either online or planning to go online in the present digital era.
Therefore, it is imperative to do some domain search before finalizing your business name.
Your domain name should reflect your business name, or else customers will have a hard time in finding your business on the internet.
- Check the domain availability: You can use online tools like GoDaddy to check the availability of any domain name.
- Keep it short: Don’t make it too long. It’ll be difficult for your customers to remember your domain name.
- Try to be relevant: Although some businesses prefer quirky names that are catchy and easy to remember, having a domain name relevant to your business is always a safe bet.
- Get feedback: Discuss the name with your friends and take their feedback on it. Try and get more ideas by brainstorming with others.
In addition to numerology, these additional tips can help you select the right domain name that you would be proud to share with your customers.
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Get your numbers right!
Numerology is a science of numbers. Each number has its importance, and you need to understand which number is good for you and your business.
So, if you believe in business name numerology, and are looking for a suitable name for your business, then you must have got a good head start.
Although expression numbers can give you a good idea of what your business name should be, it isn’t the complete story. There are many other factors that determine the success of your business despite it being a good number for your business niche. And, these are:
Life path number: This is the number of your full name at the time of birth.
Your personality number: A number calculated on the basis of all the consonants in your name.
Your heart’s desire number: This number comes from all the vowels in your name.
Therefore, I would recommend you to consult a good numerology expert who can help you choose an auspicious number for your business.
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