Tarot Birth Cards Calculation Guide

This guide applies to Tarot Birth Card Meanings page.

General Calculation Steps

  1. Get a birth date of a person.
  2. Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digit(s).
  3. Add the birth month.
  4. Add the birth day.
  5. If the sum has three digits, separate the first two digits and add it with the last digit.
  6. If the sum has two digits and is more than 21 (the maximum number of Major Arcana tarot cards), separate the digits and add them.
  7. Record the sum number.
  8. If the sum has two digits, separate the digits and add them, then record the sum number. Repeat this step until the sum has only one digit.
  9. Look for the recorded number(s) for the corresponding tarot birth cards in the table below.
Tarot Card Numbers Tarot Birth Cards
21/3 The World / The Empress
20/2 Judgement / The High Priestess
19/10/1 The Sun / Wheel of Fortune / The Magician
18/9 The Moon / The Hermit
17/8 The Star / Strength
16/7 The Tower / The Chariot
15/6 The Devil / The Lovers
14/5 Temperance / The Hierophant
13/4 Death / The Emperor
12/3 The Hanged Man / The Empress
11/2 Justice / The High Priestess
10/1 Wheel of Fortune / The Magician

Calculation Examples

January 1, 2000

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digit. 20
0
2 Add the birth month. 1
3 Add the birth day. 1
Sum 22
4 The sum is more than 21, so separate the digits and add them. 2
2
Sum 4
(The Emperor)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on January 1, 2000 are The Emperor (number 4) and Death, which is another card that pairs with it.

May 3, 2005

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digit. 20
5
2 Add the birth month. 5
3 Add the birth day. 3
Sum 33
4 The sum is more than 21, so separate the digits and add them. 3
3
Sum 6
(The Lovers)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on May 3, 2005 are The Lovers (number 6) and The Devil, which is another card that pairs with it.

October 28, 2023

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digit. 20
23
2 Add the birth month. 10
3 Add the birth day. 28
Sum 81
4 The sum is more than 21, so separate the digits and add them. 8
1
Sum 9
(The Hermit)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on October 28, 2023 are The Hermit (number 9) and The Moon, which is another card that pairs with it.

July 4, 1994

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digits. 19
94
2 Add the birth month. 7
3 Add the birth day. 4
Sum 124
4 The sum has three digits, so separate the first two digits and add it with the last digit. 12
4
Sum 16
(The Tower)
5 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
6
Sum 7
(The Chariot)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on July 4, 1994 are The Tower (number 16) and The Chariot (number 7).

January 27, 1756

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digits. 17
56
2 Add the birth month. 1
3 Add the birth day. 27
Sum 101
4 The sum has three digits, so separate the first two digits and add it with the last digit. 10
1
Sum 11
(Justice)
5 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
1
Sum 2
(The High Priestess)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on January 27, 1756 are Justice (number 11) and The High Priestess (number 2).

August 22, 1868

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digits. 18
68
2 Add the birth month. 8
3 Add the birth day. 22
Sum 116
4 The sum has three digits, so separate the first two digits and add it with the last digit. 11
6
Sum 17
(The Star)
5 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
7
Sum 8
(Strength)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on August 22, 1868 are The Star (number 17) and Strength (number 8).

June 7, 1986

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digits. 19
86
2 Add the birth month. 6
3 Add the birth day. 7
Sum 118
4 The sum has three digits, so separate the first two digits and add it with the last digit. 11
8
Sum 19
(The Sun)
5 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
9
Sum 10
(Wheel of Fortune)
6 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
0
Sum 1
(The Magician)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on June 7, 1986 are The Sun (number 19), Wheel of Fortune (number 10), and The Magician (number 1).

December 30, 1966

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digits. 19
66
2 Add the birth month. 12
3 Add the birth day. 30
Sum 127
4 The sum has three digits, so separate the first two digits and add it with the last digit. 12
7
Sum 19
(The Sun)
5 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
9
Sum 10
(Wheel of Fortune)
6 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
0
Sum 1
(The Magician)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on December 30, 1966 are The Sun (number 19), Wheel of Fortune (number 10), and The Magician (number 1).

September 9, 1999

No. Step Number
1 Separate the first two digits of the birth year and add it with the remaining digits. 19
99
2 Add the birth month. 9
3 Add the birth day. 9
Sum 136
4 The sum has three digits, so separate the first two digits and add it with the last digit. 13
6
Sum 19
(The Sun)
5 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
9
Sum 10
(Wheel of Fortune)
6 Separate the sum’s digits and add them. 1
0
Sum 1
(The Magician)

The tarot birth cards for people who were born on September 9, 1999 are The Sun (number 19), Wheel of Fortune (number 10), and The Magician (number 1).