They're likely to be artists or traffic cops.
What do these two professions have to do with one another? Absolutely nothing. But, they're reportedly the two likeliest career paths for people born in February. Why are they cops who are only restricted to traffic duties? Your guess is as good as ours.
They're more likely to be famous.
According to TIME Magazine, "January and February are the right months to be born if you want to be famous since those months correlate with creativity and imaginative problem-solving." Move over Beyoncé, here we come.
People born in February tend to be happier.
According to some studies, despite being born in the dead of winter, February babies are less likely to be irritable. They could also just be cold. Who knows?
They are either an Aquarius or a Pisces.
If you were born between February 1-18, you're an Aquarius; if you were born after the 18th, you're a Pisces. Aquarians are often considered to be original and progressive thinkers and have strong humanitarian instincts. Pisces are known for being compassionate and artistic.
February birth flowers are violet and primrose.
Until the research was concluded for this article, I was totally unaware birth flowers were a thing, but indeed they are. The violet signifies loyalty and faithfulness, and the primrose symbolizes youth and undying love. Why was the little brat named Violet in Willy Wonka if this was the case, you say? That study came back inconclusive.
February Babies Are Taller...and Smarter...Maybe
According to a study of 21,000 children that took place over seven years, winter babies "were significantly longer at birth, heavier, taller, and had larger head circumference at age 7. They also had higher scores in a series of intelligence exercises."
They're Pretty Even-Keeled
Studies show that people born in the colder months are less irritable and less prone to mood swings than summer babes. -I have no idea who signs up for these studies, but hey, put another checkmark in the February column.
Their birthstone is the amethyst.
Both the Romans and the Greeks believed this purple gem had the ability to protect from drunkenness. The lesson here is, do not wear amethyst jewelry on your birthday. Have some fun, just not too much!
February Babies Are More Likely to Come Early
Researchers have found a 10% spike in premature births in January and February. Time to get this show on the road!
February/May relationships can be "explosive."
Men born in February that marry women born in May tend to have explosive relationships. Just make sure it doesn't blow up in your face if you go down this road. Happy Birthday to all February birthdays out there!