NOT to be confused with the Life Path Number, the Destiny Number (also known as Expression Number) is one of the core components in your numerology chart.

This Number holds a powerful frequency, that reveals the way you “express” your gifts and talents in the world. So whilst the Life Path Number describes the direction of your journey through life (AKA your life purpose) the Destiny Number tells you what the journey is going to look like.

PinDestiny / Expression Number 33

In Numerology, the Destiny or Expression Number 33 is all about using your creative gifts to be of service to the world.

Like the number 11, and the number 22, the energy of 33 is a little bit different from the rest of the 1-9 single-digit system in Numerology, as – as you may have guessed – it’s a double-digit Master Number. This means it contains qualities of the numbers 3 and 6 (3 + 3 = 6).

If yours is a Destiny/ Expression Number 33, look up both of these readings too.

33 is an Expression Number full of highly creative and expressive talents and gifts that will help to truly transform the world. So whenever it appears in a Numerology chart, you can be sure that the person it describes is artistic and energetic, as well as being absolutely selfless.

People with a Destiny Number 33 often have a maternal vibration, they are incredibly caring and generous people.

They seem to be able to tap into what others need in any given moment, and have the skills to hold the space for them to heal, grow and develop in whatever way they most need.

They’re intuitive and kind, perceptive and caring.

The energy of the number 6 that they hold means they often have healing gifts. Yet with the frequency of the number 3 also in their numerology charts, these people have highly-charged creative gifts too. And these need to be acknowledged, and expressed in ways that are authentic and liberating.


This Destiny Number also expresses through the challenges it faces.

Carriers of the 33 Master Number can sometimes face personal challenges around their self-expression. Because the number 6 is all about service, they can tend to believe that other people need their attention more than they do. SO they neglect their creativity, or worse still, don’t believe their own expression has value.

So for this Number, it’s likely they’ll need to do a lot of inner work around their sense of self. This is vital. Because it’s through the authentic creations that come from these number 33 people, that the world will transform.

Read on to discover more about this number or download your free repeating numbers handbook here.

Destiny Number Thirty-Three Work and Lifestyle

33 Expression Numbers perform best when they are using their talents to be creative! Freedom of expression is essential. They may find work in the creative industries, in writing, screen or playwriting, music or dance.

They can also be found in positions where they’re caring for others – in nursing, childcare or even teaching. Yet if this is the case, finding creative outlets is a must. And not just fr the wellbeing of the 33 Expression Number, but for the rest of us too – these people kave the potential to bring incredible beauty into the world!

Like Master Number 11 and Master Number 22, there usually needs to be a deeper, spiritual intuitive element to all that they do. Or if not spiritual, then definitely meaningful and purposeful. They won’t thrive if they’re just working for a paycheck each month.


Shadow and Challenges… Is there a “negative side” to the Destiny Number Thirty-Three?

When not expressing at their highest, the Destiny Number 33 can over-give, becoming drained and depleted. Without proper boundaries in place, they take on too much responsibility and not enough support.

Similarly to Expression 6, this Master Number can take on traits of the typical martyr. With perfectionism and controlling tendencies, they can struggle to let go and allow other people to take some of the strain. And this compounds their inability to express themselves authentically and creatively!

Yet if they can let go, learn to embrace a little chaos in their lives and allow others to take care of themselves for a change (are you listening, Destiny Number 33?!) they may just find this is the moment their creativity can shine.

With both the number 3 and the number 6 combined in their chart, the person with this numerology can struggle with the duality of finding their own voice, and putting other people first. It’s a tricky line to walk, and there’s no “right way” to do it. Yet with practice, this person will find a way to express their gifts in the world so as to bring their true gifts through, and serve the vision of the New Earth in the process.

Need to Calculate Your Expression / Destiny Number?

In Numerology, the Expression / Destiny Number is calculated using the corresponding numbers for each letter in your full birth name. Here at, we use the Pythagorean system.

These numbers are summed and reduced until a single digit (or master number) is revealed. Remember that this number can’t come from your nickname or your married name, but must be the name that’s written in full on your birth certificate.

Using the chart below, take the values assigned to each letter of your entire name and add them all together.
Add those numbers together, and reduce this to a single digit (or master number) Easy!

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The Master Number Exception

11 and 22 (and sometimes 33) are Master Numbers, and they have unique meanings that require stand-alone readings. If you reach totals of 11 or 22, don’t continue reducing until you reach only one digit. So stop your calculation there.


But… if the math is a little too much for you, there’s an easier way to find out your Destiny / Expression Number: using our free Numerology Calculator! Just click the button below, enter your info and we’ll do the decoding for you!


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