If today is your birthday, you are in good company! More of us are born on September 9th than any other day of the year. In fact, according to a Harvard study, September has eleven of the top birthdays in the nation!

Here’s some other fun facts about babies born in September:

Celebrities with September Birthdays

September babies share a birth month with Beyoncé, Will Smith, and Prince Harry. Talk about running with a good crowd!

September Birthstone

Sapphire is September’s gem. It’s traditionally blue, but did you know it can also be pink, yellow and green?

September Horoscope Sign

If your birthday falls in the beginning of the month, you’re a Virgo, best known for being practical, loyal and organized. After the 22nd you’re a balanced, social and fair-minded Libra.

September Personality Traits

Those who arrive in the ninth calendar month have some appealing personality traits! Did you know that you tend to be hard working, a good speaker and extremely organized? You might also have a bit of sarcasm and can be known to be a bit of a perfectionist.

September Flower

Asters and morning glories are the flower of this end-of-summer month. Aster originates from Greek and means star—so sweet for a little starlet!

Other Facts about September Birthdays

  • The name September comes from the Latin word septem – meaning seven – it was the seventh month of the Roman calendar.

  • One British study suggests that September babies are smarter. Kids born in this month were 20% more likely to get into elite schools, maybe because they’re the oldest ones in the class.

  • September-ites are more likely to live to 100! Babies born from September to November have a higher chance of hitting the century-mark, perhaps from being protected through the first winter by all the great immunity in their mom’s milk.

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