Numerology is is related in many ways to astrology in terms of archetypes and meanings. The number 8 relates to Uranus, originality in thought, inspiration and innovation.
If the full birth date adds down to 8 - They must learn to be authoritative, determined, in control, successful, persevering, thorough, philosophical, leaders. They must learn NOT to be hungry for power, money or material possessions, fatalistic, domineering, oppressive, scheming, bullying, and misunderstood.
If their birth day is 8, 17, or 26 (adding down to 8): They have a deep, intense personality and will often exhibit maturity beyond their biological years. They are basically serious-minded and philosophical in their approach to life. They are not afraid to get involved in work or projects that may require personal sacrifice.
The full birth name denotes natural talent, skills and abilities, regardless of education or training. If their birth name adds down to 8: They are determined, powerful, faithful, consistent, practical, capable with money and finance, authoritative, strong-willed, and loyal. They are also misunderstood, cruel, greedy, morbid, destructive, revengeful, and hateful.
The vowels in their full name denotes likes and dislikes as well as deep inner needs, desires, and wants.
The consonants in the full name denotes the first impression made on people.
If the family name adds down to 8: The family members tend to look older than they really are. Temperamentally, they are conservative, traditional, solid and not afraid to work hard for what they want out of life.
The first name indicates the key to the personality apart from the rest of the family. If the first name adds down to 8: They are philosophical and mature, determined, with an intense with a desire to endure, religious, with a desire for truth.
The first letter of the first name denotes point of view, the foundations of the first name.
The first vowel in the first name indicates how this individual acts instinctively, under pressure.
Full Birth date plus the present year is the theme for the year in question. If these add down to 8: The theme for this year is achievement, career, major moves, power, and recognition. This is a 'power year' - the chance to do and achieve something big in life, to develop maturity and a deeper sense of faith in themselves. This is also a time concerning past debts and karmic issues.