January 17 Zodiac Sign

January 17 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Determined and pragmatic, you are a dynamic Capricorn with a straightforward style. Independent and success-oriented, you need change and adventure to keep your interest and to stop you from becoming restless or impatient. Confident, you usually work best when you think optimistically about large projects. These can motivate you into action, and once focused on a goal you will work hard to achieve your grand plans.

With the subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Virgo, you possess a fast mind, quick responses, and an ability to evaluate situations rapidly. Good concentration and common sense suggest that you can be thorough and capable of deep thought. With your high standards and competent approach to work, be careful that you do not become too demanding of yourself or others.

Naturally business-minded, you are good at commercializing your abilities and seeing opportunities when they arise. Ambitious, you aim high and enjoy power and influence. With an ability to project positive enthusiasm or excite other people, you make a good organizer or natural leader.

Your generosity and assurance attract others and increase your general good fortune. Sometimes emotional moods may cause you to suffer from nervous tension, so it is necessary to lead a well-balanced life and stay healthy.

From the age of four to thirty-three, when your progressed Sun moves through Aquarius, you become aware of your freedom and independence. You may be group-oriented, feel attracted by unusual interests, or have a strong desire to express your individuality. After the age of thirty-four, when your progressed Sun moves into Pisces, your emotional sensitivity becomes enhanced and you develop a stronger inner life. This can be shown through your dreams and ideals. At the age of sixty-four there is a turning point as your progressed Sun enters Aries, emphasizing a need to take the initiative and be brave and direct in your relationships with others.

Work & Vocation

Dynamic and intuitive, you are ambitious and determined to achieve success by your own merit. Intelligent and practical, you like to plan on a large scale. Since you possess executive skills, you can succeed at delegating and supervising others. Often you are drawn to a career in law, politics, or the civil service. If you are interested in monetary affairs, you may work in Banking or for a large insurance company. An interest in food and the service industries suggests that you may be in the restaurant and hotel business. Well educated and with a talent for writing, you may be inspired to become a teacher, writer, or counselor. When wealthy, you may become a patron and a philanthropist who supports just causes. If you desire only money and material power, you may resort to fortune-hunting or get-rich-quick schemes.

Famous people who share your birthday include actor Jim Carrey, David Lloyd George, boxer Joe Frazier, gangster Al Capone, hair stylist Vidal Sassoon, playwright Anton Chekhov, and boxer Muhammad Ali.


As a number 17 individual, you are often shrewd, with good reasoning ability. Since you usually utilize your knowledge in a specific way, you can develop your expertise and achieve success or a prominent position as a specialist or researcher. Private, introspective, and detached, with a strong interest in facts and figures, you frequently present a serious and thoughtful demeanor and like to take your time. Capable of long periods of concentration and endurance, you can learn best through experience. Nevertheless, the less skeptical you are, the quicker you learn. The subinfluence of the number 1 month indicates that you are highly intuitive and ambitious. Inclined to be individual and innovative, you are analytical, a good planner, and independent. Courageous and with plenty of energy, your adventurous spirit encourages you to think on a grand scale or strike out alone. Full of enthusiasm and original ideas, you often prefer to lead or show others the way forward.

Positive: thoughtful, specialist, good planner, business sense, attracts money, painstaking, accurate, scientific

Negative: detached, stubborn, carelessness, moody, narrow-minded, critical, worry, suspicious

Love & Relationships

Usually you are loyal and generous to those you love. Friendly and sociable, it is important for you to be respected by others. With your strong feelings, you can sometimes reveal a dramatic and passionate nature, although you do not lose sight of practical issues. While you have a need for love and affection, your desire for freedom suggests that you may prefer to be in relationships that can offer you enough space to feel independent. You are attracted to powerful, optimistic, or influential people who can inspire you with new ideas and opportunities.


For love and friendship, you might just find the right person among those born on the following days.

Love & friendship: Jan. 5, 6, 10, 11, 15, 29, 31, Feb. 4, 13, 27, 29, Mar. 2, 6, 11, 25, 27, Apr. 9, 23, 25, May 2, 3, 7, 21, 23, June 5, 19, 21, July 3, 17, 19, 30, Aug. 1, 15, 17, 28, Sept. 13, 15, 26, Oct. 11, 13, 24, Nov. 9, 11, 22, Dec. 7, 9, 20

Beneficial: Jan. 13, 15, 19, Feb. 11, 13, 17, Mar. 9, 1 J, 15, Apr. 7, 9, 13, 24, May 5, 7, 11, June 3, 5, 9, July 1, 3, 7, 29, Aug. 1, 5, 27, 31, Sept. 3, 16, 25, 29, Oct. 1, 23, 27, Nov. 21, 25, Dec. 19, 23

Challenging: Jan. 12, Feb. 10, Mar. 8, Apr. 6, May 4, June 2, Aug. 31, Sept. 29, Oct. 27, 29, 30, Nov. 25, 27, 28, Dec. 23, 25, 26, 30

Soul mates: Jan. 2, 28, Feb. 26, Mar. 24, Apr. 22, May 20, June 18, July 16, Aug. 14, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 8, Dec. 6