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37 Interesting Facts About Cancer Zodiac Sign

Cancer is the fourth sign of the Zodiac.

It is ruled by the Moon, and Cancer people can be very nurturing.

They love being at home and caring for others – it’s in their astrological DNA.

Cancer begins on the 21st of June and ends on the 22nd of July.

Up next are 37 interesting Cancer Zodiac Sign facts. They are all you ever wanted to know about Cancer personalities, and exactly what male and female Cancers are like:

Interesting Facts About Cancer Personality

1. Cancer is the moodiest Zodiac Sign

Just like the different phases of the Moon, so too does the personality of Cancer people change.

You never quite know what you’re getting from one day to the next because they’re always in a different mood.

2. These people are good with money

Cancerians are naturally good with money, and often attract it.

This sign just knows how to handle financial affairs well.

3. They turn to food for comfort

Cancer people turn to food, more often than not, when they’re feeling stressed as it really calms them down.

4. These people have to nurture others

Cancerians are the “Mothers” of the Zodiac, they are the nurturers.

People often turn to their Cancer friends for advice because Cancer loves to nurture others and care for them.

They are happiest when they are looking after and taking care of others.

5. Cancerians can appear icy and cold at first

Just remember that Cancer is symbolized by the crab – hard on the outside, and mushy on the inside.

Cancers gets hurt easily, so in order to protect themselves from people, they may appear icy and cold at first as they’re putting their guard up.

6. Cancerians are always close to their parents, especially their Moms

Cancer people remain close to their parents throughout life, and are especially close with their mothers.

Cancers are connected to the Moon, and that is all about feminine “Mother” energy.

Cancer people’s mothers usually have a hard time letting them go.

7. These people have amazing empathy for others

Cancerians can really feel what others go through as they are so sensitive.

They have amazing empathy for others, and make great counselors.

8. Cancers make the most amazing cooks

These people make some of the most amazing cooks and chefs in the world!

Cancer rules the 4th house of the Zodiac, which rules the kitchen.

The Cancer zodiac sign is very connected to food, and usually adore cooking and experimenting with food!

9. Working from home is the best option for Cancers

Cancerians love working from home.

It gives them the opportunity to look after their family and work at the same time in the privacy of their nests – their homes which they dearly love.

10. Cancers hate being told what to do

These people don’t like being ordered around.

They like to do everything in their own time, and will not be hurried or pushed around.

They generally are quite rebellious against “leaders” who display “tyrannical” behavior.

11. Cancers sometimes get sad

All the Water signs of the Zodiac get sad to some degree – some worse than others.

Cancerians can get sad very easily, and it’s hard to pull them out of it.

If you love someone who’s a Cancerian and they’re sad, it’s best just to be there for them.

12. Cancerians are introverts for a reason

Unless Cancers have many personal planets in Leo, they’ll be introverts by nature.

They generally stay away from crowds because they’re born with an energy that absorbs other people’s energy very easily.

It isn’t safe for Cancerians to be around the “wrong” crowd.

13. Cancers usually have long-term relationships

These people are not flaky when it comes to matters of the heart.

When they commit to a relationship, they really commit, and it’s usually for the long haul!

Interesting Facts About Cancer Men

14. Cancer men make the most amazing Dads

Cancer is all about family, and when Cancerian men are young, all they dream of – besides financial success – is a family with children to call their own.

They love their children, are highly protective of them, and will do anything for them.

15. These men initiate plans

Cancer is a Cardinal sign, and these men put plans into action.

They don’t usually follow the crowd, and like to get things going and set things into motion.

16. They usually dine at the finest restaurants

Dinner date with a Cancer man? He’ll most probably take you to the finest restaurant in the city.

He takes food very seriously, and has a sophisticated palette.

He enjoys trying out the best food, and wouldn’t dream of taking you to a mediocre restaurant for dinner.

17. Cancer men make amazing chefs

Since Cancer rules the 4th house of the home and kitchen, it makes perfect sense that some of the best chefs in the world are Cancerians.

These chefs include James Martin, Jamie Deen, the late Anthony Bourdain, and master chef Wolfgang Puck.

18. These men can be very generous

Cancer men can be extremely giving and generous when they want to be.

They’re even very generous with their money and will often lend or give money to friends in need without a second thought.

19. Cancer men don’t let go easy

It’s really not easy breaking up with a Cancerian man.

They will try convince you to stay, and even if you leave, they will follow you to the ends of the Earth to get you back.

Represented by the crab, Cancers have “pincers,” they hold on tight!

20. Cancerian men are night owls

The Moon rules Cancer, and often, Cancerian men do their best work late past midnight.

They enjoy the silence of the night and relate to it well.

They also like to wake up very late in the mornings, sleeping in, so that they get a really good night’s sleep.

21. These men often rise to the top of their careers

Cancerian men are extremely hard workers.

Work really fulfills them, and they enjoy the money that comes along with their accomplishments.

They will often rise to the top tiers within the companies that they work for.

22. They dress very well

Cancer is a feminine sign, and Cancer men sure know how to dress well.

Very rarely will you come across a Cancer man that has no style sense at all.

If he has Mercury, Mars or Venus in Gemini, he will be very trendy, and clothes will be a big part of his life.

23. Cancerian men make fabulous fashion designers

Carrying on the topic of fashion, Cancerian men make the most amazing fashion designers.

Included in this list is the legendary Giorgio Armani (his Mercury and Sun are in Cancer and Venus and Mars are in Gemini), Ellie Saab, Oscar de la Renta, and Pierre Cardin.

24. Cancer men really focus on the chest

These men really have a thing for breasts!

When making love to a woman, they will pay a lot of attention to that region.

25. These men love the ocean

Cancer is a water sign, and the men that fall under this sign love nothing more than to spend hours in or by the ocean – especially at night when the Moon is full.

This is the type of man that will take you for moonlit walks by the beach.

26. Famous Cancer Men

The list of famous Cancer men includes;

Elon Musk, Kevin Hart, Lionel Messi, Tom Cruise, the late Robin Williams, Nelson Mandela, Nicola Tesla, George Michael, Chris Cornell, Vin Diesel, Sylvester Stallone, Daniel Radcliffe, and more!

Interesting Facts About Cancer Women

27. These women are often curvy

Cancer women are usually born with curvy figures.

They often have large breasts (as Cancer rules the chest), and sexy hips.

28. Cancer women often make the best homemakers

These women often have no problem staying at home raising the kids while their husbands are out there making money.

They love being at home, decorating their spaces, and cooking delicious food; it’s often where they’re most comfortable.

29. They can be very successful in business

Yes, Cancer women are great in the home, but they have amazing financial skills which make them great in business!

Since they are so nurturing, they make amazing bosses and leaders with staff that loves them.

30. These women can be highly sensitive

It’s really insensitive to hurt a Cancerian woman, as they take things so personally.

Crying comes easily, and they’re especially sensitive and emotional around “that time” of the month.

31. Cancer women’s cycles are often in tune with the Moon

It’s interesting to note that often, Cancer women’s cycles begin when the Moon is full.

This is an interesting phenomenon that many women share – but not so much as Cancer women, whose bodies are really affected by the Moon.

32. They enjoy being part of a couple

Cancer women love being in a loving relationship, and can become very needy of their partners once they fall in love.

Once their hearts melt with another, they want to be around that person all the time.

33. Cancer women are sensitive to the color red

Cancer women are affected by their environments and are comfortable around whites, silvers, grays, and different shades of blue.

They really don’t like a strong presence of red on or around them, as it agitates them.

34. They will often have pets

Since Cancer is such a nurturing energy, Cancerian women will often have many pets – especially if they don’t have a family of their own.

If they don’t have pets within the home, all the strays will know where she lives, as she’ll feed them every day.

35. Push-up bras were made for Cancer women

Since Cancer rules the breasts, Cancerian women are always very aware of theirs!

They want to decorate them beautifully, and will buy the most gorgeous bras.

They wouldn’t think of getting undressed in front of a boyfriend with an ugly bra.

36. Cancer women are attracted to gentlemen

These women can be quite old-fashioned in their values – especially when it comes to dating.

Cancerian women want men that will buy them flowers, open the front door for them, and not push the subject of sex too early on in the relationship.

37. Famous Cancer Women

These Famous women include;

Priyanka Chopra, Margot Robbie, Selena Gomez, the late Natalie Wood, Ariana Grande, Liv Tyler, Kristen Bell, Eva Green, Malala Yousafzai, Pamela Anderson, Diane Kruger, Gisele Bündchen, Cyndi Lauper, and more!


Cancerian people are genuine and warm, and there for you when you need someone to care about you!

They will always be there for you through thick and thin, and when you get to know them, are some of the nicest and sweetest people in the Zodiac!

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je moeder

Tuesday 4th of January 2022

thx for this list spared me allot of time i regonise it all (almost all) the only thing i lack is a bit of motivation im distracted allot my focus is mwa

Niyah Bard

Tuesday 20th of April 2021

I am a Caner and I read that "Cancers are close to their parents (especially Mothers), but for me I'm not very close with mine I don't really care to be around her." Is this wrong or is it just my age faze I've been like this since I was little.


Tuesday 4th of January 2022

@Niyah Bard, neither am i