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Findyourfate  .  10 Dec 2022  .  8 mins read   .   545

Mercury's position  in the natal chart provides information about the practical side of your mind, and the way you communicate with those around you. It indicates the  mental activity and interest variations of the native. It is normally a neutral and mostly benefic planet in astrological studies. Mercury stands for the way you absorb information, process it and pass it on around. 

Mercury is considered auspicious in the 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and the 7th houses and gives bad results when placed in the 3, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12th.

Mercury in the 1st House


Mercury in the first house suggests you have an inquiring, intellectual outlook on life. You enjoy making connections and love  to learn a little about many different subjects. You adapt quickly to changing situations and circumstances, and the personality is very witty and quick. You are mentally restless, always seeking new and useful information. Your speech and writings are expressive of your distinctively personal opinions.

The Positives of Mercury in the 1st house:

Communicative

Spontaneous

Good Drive

The Negatives of Mercury in the 2nd house:

Intriguing

Disrespectful

Speculative

Advice for Mercury in the 1st house:

Your over-confidence might lead you the wrong way.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 1st house:

Taylor Swift

Katy Perry

Keanu Reaves

Scarlett Johansson

Mercury in the 2nd House


Mercury residing in the second house produces an association with the house of personal finances and possessions. This placement generates money making ideas, and you are a person who is very value conscious. You are a quick thinker in financial transactions or in sales/marketing.

Your mind  concentrates on commercial affairs, and it is always centered on making money. This is a good position for economists, corporate planners, salespeople, writers with mass appeal, and professions involving communications. Values are often more material than intellectual. You have  a special gift for making money and  communicating money-making ideas to others.

The Positives of Mercury in the 2nd house:

Pragmatic

Resourceful

Kind

The Negatives of Mercury in the 2nd house:

Indecisive

Moody

Shy

Advice for Mercury in the 2nd house:

Do not give up on something easily.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 2nd house:

Brad Pitt

George Clooney

Oprah Winfrey

Queen Elizabeth 11

Mercury in the 3rd House


Mercury  in the third house is in its own homestead, the house of the conscious mind. This placement stimulates matters of the mind, and shows that you are witty and clever, especially in the use of words.

You are not  a deep thinker, but alert, adaptable, and versatile. You express ideas fluently, and display a variety of talents. You may find a tendency to become involved in many superficial contacts because your mind remains always active and busy.

The Positives of Mercury in the 3rd house:

Talented

Pragmatic

Charming

The Negatives of Mercury in the 3rd house:

Sarcastic

Arrogant

Advice for Mercury in the 3rd house:

Do not offend people by your words.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 3rd house:

Justin Bieber

Jim Carrey

Russell Crowe

Mercury in the 4th House


Mercury placed in the fourth house of the natal chart produces an association with this house of domestic affairs. This position often denotes mental and educational activities in the home. Parents are likely to be well educated or place an unusually high priority upon learning of their children.

This position may relate to changeable home conditions or in some way, a nomadic life-style. Being somewhat high-strung and easily irritated, you may find it hard to relax and rest.

The Positives of Mercury in the 4th house:

Adventurous

Eccentric

Knowledgeable

The Negatives of Mercury in the 4th house:

Pessimistic

Changeable

Advice for Mercury in the 4th house:

Do listen to your inner voice too.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 4th house:

Jennifer Aniston

Harry Styles

Drake

Megan Fox

Jay Z

Mercury in the 5th House


Mercury in the fifth house produces an interest in  creativity and the affairs of children. This position usually shows good writing and speaking ability, artistic and creative interests. You express yourself in a dramatic way, making  an excellent teacher or actor.

Games of mental competition attract your interest and mental stimulation is essential to your happiness. This position is associated with stock market analysts and investors. You may have an analytic, critical outlook on romance and life.

The Positives of Mercury in the 5th house:

Versatile

Organized

Sociable

The Negatives of Mercury in the 5th house:

Controlling

Suspicious

Very negative

Advice for Mercury in the 5th house:

Do not be critical of yourselves.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 5th house:

Prince William

Khloe Kardashian

Russell Brand

Mercury in the 6th House


Mercury residing in the sixth house indicates an interest towards service and health affairs. This position shows an ability to be methodical and efficient in handling work of a mental nature. You're likely to become involved in work requiring specialized mental or physical skills, such as working with computers or electronic devices.

Sometimes you are too precise, and you can easily become too much into worries and anxieties. You may be too concerned with duty, health or diet. You have a critical nature that can be upset by disorder in your environment.

The Positives of Mercury in the 6th house:

Attentive

Meticulous

Hardworking

The Negatives of Mercury in the 6th house:

Dominating

Procrastinating

Advice for Mercury in the 6th house:

Guard your free time.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 6th house:

Barack Obama

Will Smith

James Franco

Kate Moss

Mercury in the 7th House


Mercury positioned in the seventh house produces an association with this house of relationships. This position shows a tendency towards  clever, articulate links. You are adept at communicating with the public and should succeed in sales, public relations, or law.

You also excel in arbitration, mediation, and counseling. The need for mental companionship should lead you to marry a person who is intelligent and well educated. You are good at promoting your ideas and expressing yourself in an intelligent manner.

The Positives of Mercury in the 7th house:

Witty

Affectionate

The Negatives of Mercury in the 7th house:

Difficult

Vain

Indecisive

Advice for have Mercury in the 7th house:

Do not hesitate to learn different skills.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 7th house:

Ariana Grande

Kendall Jenner

Robbie Williams

Gwyneth Paltrow

Mercury in the 8th House


Mercury positioned in the eighth house produces an association with the  house of joint resources. This position makes you  a natural investigator, always trying to get to the bottom of any mystery or problem. You can get at the truth of a situation.

Here, the mind is used to study and relate to the deeper issues of life. You may also be interested in finance, taxes, insurance, or other symbols of resources held by others. Your interest in human behavior may prompt study and investigation in that field.

The Positives of Mercury in the 8th house:

Communicative

Persuasive

Attentive

The Negatives of Mercury in the 8th house:

Judgmental

Gossip ridden

Impulsive

Advice for Mercury in the 8th house:

Do not share secrets disclosed to you.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 8th house:

Natalie Portman

Emma Watson

Kylie Jenner

Prince Harry

Mercury in the 9th House


Mercury in the 9th house of  the natal chart is associated with higher learning. This position shows an interest in philosophy, law, publishing, religion and other fields of education. You have many ideas, beliefs, and opinions, and the ability to express them with authority.

You have great writing and teaching skills. You love travel and it should be easy for you to learn foreign languages and traditions. You have a strong curiosity about foreign countries and cultures. As your interests develop, you may become qualified as an excellent teacher of these foreign subjects.

The Positives of Mercury in the 9th house:

Analytical

Generous

The Negatives of Mercury in the 9th house:

Cynical

Cautious

Aloof

Advice for Mercury in the 9th house:

Try to understand others around.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 9th house:

Al Pacino

Celine Dion

Mila Kunis

Jessica Alba

Harrison Ford

Mercury in the 10th House


Mercury positioned in the tenth house produces an association with this house of personal attainment. This position suggests you possess excellent speaking and writing abilities that can be used effectively in your career and in attaining professional recognition.

Your career is important to you, and your strategy in this regard has to be carefully planned, including education and preparation to attain your goals. The benefit of Mercury in the 10th house  is the ability to communicate ideas to the public, an expertise in speech making, publishing, and political strategy, are often found.

The Positives of Mercury in the 10th house:

Elegant

Charming

Discerning

The Negatives of Mercury in the 10th house:

Impulsive

Controlling

Advice for Mercury in the 10th house:

Do not hesitate to try out new experiences.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 10th house:

Johnny Depp

Lady Gaga

Jennifer Lawrence

Victoria Beckham

Mercury in the 11th House


Mercury  placed in the eleventh house produces an association with this house of social relationships. This position denotes a comprehensive mind that relates to a wide range of ideas and thoughts. Your attitudes are impersonal, but always friendly and social.

You're willing to exchange ideas and communicate with anyone, regardless of background or walk of life. Much of your thinking is a little off beat or unusual. Your friends provide you wide and varied points of view, and you enjoy sharing ideas with such people.

The Positives of Mercury in the 11th house:

Eccentric

Intelligent

Curious

The Negatives of Mercury in the 11th house:

Dominating

Picky

Manipulative

Advice for Mercury in the 11th house:

Do not be bogged down by other’s opinions.

Celebrities with Mercury in the 11th house:

Rihanna

Kim Kardashian

Kanye West

David Bowe

Zayn Malik

Mercury in the 12th House