Scorpio Zodiac Sign | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Scorpio Zodiac Sign: Personality and Compatibility

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Do you know a Scorpio? Watch out! Scorpios are the most intense members of the Zodiac. Learn more about Scorpio dates, personality, and compatibility with others.

What are the Scorpio Dates?

The eighth sign of the zodiac, Scorpio dates in astrology are typically from October 23 to November 21.  It’s Scorpio season!

What Element is Scorpio?

Scorpios are considered water signs, along with Cancer and Pisces.

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Scorpio Personality

Scorpio folks are really good at seeing what’s really going on in a situation. They can quickly tell if someone is hiding something and figure out what’s happening.

As a child, you quickly learned that our society is structured with different levels, and you promised yourself not to remain at the bottom. You observe and study successful individuals to comprehend their path to success. 

If education is necessary, you pursue it. If your desired field requires an apprenticeship, you seek one out. You are determined to excel in practical ways, and your goal is to reach the top position. You will persist until you achieve your ambition.

People often marvel at your preparedness, as you have a contingency plan and a secondary one. You possess a strong passion for life and put forth maximum effort when you truly believe in something. Your enthusiasm is infectious when you find a cause, and your teammates should tread lightly if they attempt to impede your progress.

In love, you need a partner who shares your desire to go far. The two of you have long conversations about your hopes and dreams, and you enjoy sharing the planning process. Critical steps are taken one at a time; the top office or executive position is yours before long.

You remember those who have helped you, but you also don’t forget anyone who has stood in your way. It is best to be forgiving even if the memories remain; not everyone is blessed with the talents that you possess. Aim high, and your natural abilities will take you there.

Love Matches for Scorpio


With Cancer, you will find a strong home life and another deep-feeling person. S/he will keep you well-fed with his/her culinary abilities.

Capricorn shares your desire to get ahead. The two of you will live comfortably and be surrounded by the best of everything.


Pisces will create a nurturing home to melt all the business troubles away.

Virgo will help keep things organized and highlight the little things you should know.

Famous Scorpios

Many people of note and celebrities are Scorpios! Some Scorpios throughout history include:

  • Bill Gates
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Owen Wilson
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Condoleezza Rice

About The Author

Celeste Longacre

Celeste is The Old Farmer's Almanac astrologer. She has also been growing virtually all of her family’s vegetables for the entire year for over 30 years. Read More from Celeste Longacre

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