Aries Zodiac Sign | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Aries Zodiac Sign: Personality and Compatibility

Primary Image

Happy Birthday, Aries!

Celeste Longacre
Print Friendly and PDF
No content available.

As the first sign in the Zodiac, Aries is represented by the Ram and meets challenges head on! What is the personality of an Aries? With whom is Aries compatible (or challenged)? Learn all about Aries.

What are the Aries Dates?

Aries the first sign in the zodiac. If you’re born between approximately March 20 and April 19, then you’re an Aries. You are the pioneers of the Zodiac.

The Aries

Able to jump into almost anything with gusto and bravado, you travel in your chosen direction with determination and force. You will not be deterred. Your fiery personality walks a straight line towards your desires.

You love being the first one to read a book, try a different restaurant or uncover a new healing cure. You give all comers a look. You are quick to pounce upon novel ideas and have a difficult time having to wait to begin something new. You know that the early bird gets the worm and you can follow through after the initial burst.

You have extraordinary courage and will often run right into places where angels fear to tread. This can sometimes get you into trouble. You love challenges and have a truly competitive spirit.

At times, others may feel that you want to run them over. This is not true. You love to spar and you want whomever you deal with to push back. Because of this, you do best working for yourself or around other strong people.

Your ability to jump into things can sometimes lead you astray. Learning to take a few breaths and think for a bit before acting can bring you lasting success.

You can’t be bothered to hold grudges and others generally know where you are coming from. Subtlety is not your strong suit. Direct and bold, you tell it like it is.

Sometimes Aries don’t quite grow into themselves until they reach adulthood. If you are or know of an Aries child that doesn’t really act this way, give him or her time. Once the stresses of growing up are behind him/her, they will sparkle and shine.

Best matches for Aries:

Leo: You want the same things in life and go about getting them in much the same way. However, you are just different enough to own your own place.

Sagittarius: This one can match your energy and even take you to places you might not have gone.

Good matches for Aries:

Aquarius: You love the way that this one thinks and his/her ability to get along with all others.

Gemini: Conversations flow here and ideas abound. Just make sure somebody remembers to pay the bills.

→ See the monthly horoscopes for March and for April!

See dates for the rest of the signs.

2023 Almanac Club