Capricorn Traits and Star Sign Personality

Do you know the traits of a Capricorn? As the zodiac’s tenth sign, Capricorn traits include ambition, drive and leadership. Understanding Capricorn traits can help you get along with this sign in love, work and life.

What are Capricorn traits?

Have you ever met someone who was successful, an over-achiever and even a little bit uptight? Chances are, this person was a Capricorn, the sign born between December 22-January 19. Learning the Capricorn star sign personality and Capricorn traits can help you coexist in harmony with this zodiac sign, which can be loyal and family-minded but also pessimistic and unforgiving.

Chief among the traits of a Capricorn is their fierce drive for success. Capricorns are strong-minded and mature, and they are always on their A-game. They are competitive and love a challenge, and love when a solid structure is put into place. Ruled by taskmaster Saturn, a Capricorn is incredibly disciplined and will always ensure that a project, no matter how big or small, is seen through to its completion. Capricorn is the sign of the slow and steady Mountain Goat. As the ruler of the zodiac’s tenth house, Capricorns can be highly career-focused.

What kind of person is Capricorn?

Capricorn is a leadership-oriented cardinal sign and a stabilizing earth sign. Many Capricorns secretly wish to be able to take care of everything themselves and can often work themselves to the bone as a result. At times, a Capricorn can be materialistic and even snobbish, acting as though they know more than anyone else. They can also be extremely generous, however, sweeping in heroically for their loved ones, since the tenth house rules men and father figures.

While some of the traits of the Capricorn sign can make them seem overbearing and difficult at times, their ambition and desire for what is good and right makes them admirable, if not an inspiration. 

Now that you know more about the personality traits of Capricorn, find out how you match with this zodiac sign.

Your Capricorn Horoscope

Capricorn Daily Horoscope

Capricorn Weekly Horoscope

Capricorn Monthly Horoscope

Traits of the Astrology Signs

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Leo Traits (July 23-August 22)

Virgo Traits (August 23-September 22)

Libra Traits (September 23-October 22)

Scorpio Traits (October 23-November 21)

Sagittarius Traits (November 22-December 21)

Capricorn Traits (December 22-January 19)

Aquarius Traits (January 20 to February 18)

Pisces Traits (February 19 to March 20)

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Identical twin sisters Ophira and Tali Edut, known as The AstroTwins, are the founders of Astrostyle.com and the authors of multiple bestselling astrology books. Their horoscopes reach millions here and through their resident astrologer column at ELLE Magazine.