January 1 Zodiac: What Your Child’s Birthday Means

Any child born on January 1st is categorized as a Capricorn, which covers the time from December 22nd to January 19th. The word “Capricorn” comes from the Latin word for “goat-horned,” which is why it is often symbolized by the Sea-Goat.



As a Capricorn, children born on January 1st are typically practical, ambitious, and in search of recognition and awards for what they achieve. No child works quite as hard as a Capricorn when they decide what they want to do with their life, but some children take a little time to choose their interests. 

Personality Traits of a January 1st Baby

As a Capricorn, anyone who is born on January 1st is meant to lead, which is why their biggest areas of strength are in their determination and drive. These individuals won't give up easily, maintaining their persistence as they push toward their ultimate goal. 

Strengths and Weaknesses of a January 1st Baby

- John Smith, explorer (1580 to 1631) - George Washington Carver, botanist (1864 to 1943) - Vern Troyer, actor (1969 to 2018) - Betsy Ross, entrepreneur (1752 to 1836) - Golda Rosheuvel, actress (1970 to present) - Diamond White, musician and voice actor (1999 to present) - Morris Chestnut, actor (1969 to present)

Famous People with a January 1st Birthday

Most Capricorns born on January 1st prefer to associate with other earth signs, which include Taurus and Virgo. Though Earth signs are generally easy for any sign of the zodiac to get along with, someone who chooses to pair themselves with a Capricorn might struggle with their balance of being flexible versus steadfast.

Compatibility of a January 1st Birthday

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