Scorpio

Scorpio is the Latin word for “scorpion” as well as also being the 8th sign of the Zodiac for those born on the 24th of October to the 22nd of November. Those born under the sign are supposed to be intense, stubborn, unyielding, emotionally intense and drawn to the darker side of life. Scorpio is also the name of a constellation which, according to Greek myth, was named after the scorpion that killed the legendary hunter Orion, sent by Gaia.

Origin: Latin

Variants:

  • Scorpios (Latin)
  • Scorpius (Latin)
  • Skorpíos (Ancient Greek)

 

Female forms:

  • Scorpia
  • Scorpiona