Pisces Zodiac Sign: Dates, Personality Traits, and More

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Swimming Against the Current: A Complete Guide to the Pisces Zodiac Sign

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The Pisces astrological symbol shows two fish swimming in opposite directions, representing the duality within the Piscean nature. This zodiac sign symbolizes intuition, empathy, and adaptability. People born under Pisces are compassionate, artistic, and imaginative, often driven by deep emotional understanding and creativity. Learn more about Pisces’ personality and compatibility. 

The Pisces Zodiac Sign at a Glance
DatesFebruary 19-March 20
CompatibilityMost compatible with Leo and Sagittarius
Personality TraitsPassionate, Competitive, Bold, Independent, Impulsive
SymbolFish ♓

What are the Pisces Dates?

The twelfth astrological sign in the Zodiac, Pisces, is the Zodiac sign for people who are born between February 19 and March 20.

The Zodiac Sign of Pisces spans the 330th to 360th degree of celestial longitude.

Pisces Signs

Pisces, symbolized by two interconnected fish, is the final sign of the zodiac and belongs to the water element. Ruled by the mystical planet Neptune, Pisces individuals are known for their deep emotional wellspring and boundless compassion. Their symbol reflects their dualistic nature, often navigating between the realms of dreams and reality with a touch of the fantastical.

Pisces Personality

Pisces is unique among the signs of the Zodiac. Where most of us have several identifiable attributes, those born under Pisces are actually a combination of all of them. Able to identify with anyone, their compassion leads the way.

As a child, you excel at knowing what others expect of you. Playing with one group of friends, you intuit what they seek and fill the gap.

You are acknowledged and admired. With a different set of friends, however, a new you emerges. This works just fine until others ask you to “define yourself.” Upset that you should pursue only one of your personalities, you learn to blend and withdraw with skill.

As you are always open to the influence of others, you need regularly scheduled alone time. This is when you recharge your batteries, and you begin to understand your own true nature. As a child, you should have your own room. It is also preferable for you to take baths instead of showers. This allows you to steep in the still waters, which can facilitate and calm your emotions.

You are almost always talented in either music or art. Able to easily dance with the Muses, you can channel their impulses in the most creative ways. You enjoy soft music and gentle colors. Nature truly soothes you. 

Many believe that there are really two different kinds of Pisces. The take-charge ones dream big, pursue their goals, and attain much success. There are actually quite a few Pisces CEOs. They have the ability to relate to and understand all of their employees and are adept at meeting their needs. 

Some Pisces, though, are overwhelmed by their environment. These souls should learn that they are actually in charge. By changing some of the externals in their lives, they can also shine.

Just remember that you are brimming with potential. Actions will activate it.

Pisces Personality Traits

  • Strengths: Empathetic and Compassionate, Creative and Imaginative, Intuitive and Insightful, Adaptable and Flexible, Dreamy and Idealistic
  • Weaknesses: Overly Sensitive and Moody, Escapist and Indecisive, Vague and Unfocused, Self-Sacrificing and Easily Taken Advantage Of
  • Pisces Likes: Creative Expression, Helping Others, Spiritual Connection, Nature and Beauty, Surrounding Themselves with Loved Ones
  • Pisces Dislikes: Conflict and Harsh Criticism, Cruelty and Injustice, Feeling Trapped or Restricted, Disorganization and Chaos, Loneliness and Isolation

Pisces Astronomy

Pisces, the Fishes, gracefully swims across the northern celestial hemisphere. Despite its vast size, the 14th largest constellation, its stars are predominantly faint, making it a challenge to observe with the naked eye. 

However, Pisces holds significance beyond its celestial form. It marks the point where the Sun crosses the celestial equator into the Northern Hemisphere, marking the Vernal Equinox, typically around March 20th. This astronomical event once resided in Aries but has shifted due to the Earth’s precession. 

While not boasting bright stars, Pisces features the Circlet, a prominent asterism resembling a fish’s head, aiding in its identification. Additionally, it harbors intriguing deep-sky objects like the Messier 74 galaxy and the spiral galaxy NGC 5377, accessible with telescopes.

Pisces Compatibility 

Most Compatible Signs

Taurus provides you with a firm base. S/he has a very practical air that helps you to stay grounded. Cancer keeps the home fires burning. This individual puts family first, and you will always be number one.

Compatible Signs

With Scorpio, you can delve into the realm of feelings. A deep attachment is possible here. Another Pisces could understand you from the inside out. Just be sure that you are comfortable with yourself here.

Famous Pisces

Throughout time, there have been a number of historical figures, politicians, musicians, and celebrities who were Pisces. These people include:

  • George Washington
  • Steve Jobs
  • George Harrison
  • Kurt Cobain
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Dr. Seuss

Learn More About Each Zodiac Sign

Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra | Scorpio | Sagittarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces

Are you a Pisces? Do you know a Pisces? Tell us about your connection to these Pisces personality traits.

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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