What does 1111 mean?

We are approaching November 11 and you may have seen an uptick on articles and Facebook shares about 11:11 or the number 1111 and other master numbers like 2222. Or you have been seeing this numbers in your own life. On the clock. License plates. Receipt totals. Addresses. Dates.

Is it really as random as it seems?

November 11 Remembrance Day

November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada and many other countries, a day to remember and show respect and gratitude for those who protected us in times of armed conflict.

This date in 1918 was the official end of World War I.

This is a day where we wear poppies to remember the blood that was shed, so that we may make better choices. Some support non-military solutions by wearing white poppies. The poem In Flanders Fields by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae describes the poppies that bloomed in the Flemish fields where countless were buried.

For some people, what follows may not be within their belief system. If you do stop reading here, consider this takeaway – what if every time you DO see 11:11 or 111, 2222, 888 or such sequences of numbers, take it as a reminder to take a #pause. Stop what you are doing and release a deep, deep exhale. Observe the thought you were having, the action you were taking, the emotion you were feeling…Use this opportunity to increase awareness of where you are in your life and where you want to be. And smile.

So what does 11:11 mean?

If you google “meaning of 1111”, you will find a lot of articles, from Doreen Virtue’s Angel numbers. Doreen writes that universal languages of music and numbers is one way angels communicate with humans, with these types of numbers as “shorthand code”. It’s been believed since ancient times that numbers, like music, are vibrations. Everything is indeed vibratory.


1, 11, 111, and 1111 in Angel Numbers all mean: “Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts are manifesting instantly into form. Focus only upon your desires and not upon your fears.”

Doreen Virtue


The more “1”s means a stronger or more immediate message.

For Slade Roberson of Shift Your Spirits, 11:11 means – “You’re on the right track – keep going”, “You’re getting warmer; you’re onto something big…”, “we are go for lift-off!”, “a doorway or window of opportunity opens before you.”

11:11 is commonly believed to be a portal, a gateway, or a stargate between realms – material and spiritual, the conscious and unconscious, the seen and the unseen, polarity and oneness. Some also believe that it is a trigger for DNA activation for remembrance. In a binary world, 0=off and 1=on. 1111=all systems go, go, go, go!


11:11 is the Universe knocking itself out to give you evidence of your alignment.

Abraham Hicks


In Numerology, 11 is a master number “the Spiritual Messenger”, the higher octave of 2, and known for being intuitive and insightful. According to Kay Lagerquist and Lisa Lenard, authors of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Numerology, “11/2 walks the fine line between greatness and self-destruction. This number can be given over to fear and phobias or soar to the heights of the enlightened.”

The meaning of number of sequences really comes down to the individual. What does it mean for you? How will you spend November 11 this and every year? This portal day.

Did you know? 11X11 is Palindrome?

11 multiplied by itself is a palindrome. A palindrome is a word, number or phrase that reads the same forwards and backwards. e.g. “Was it a car or a cat I saw?”

(2 digits) 11×11 = 121
(3 digits) 111×111=12321
(4 digits) 1111×1111=1234321
(9 digits) 111111111×111111111=12345678987654321

Are you seeing numbers like 1111? Pause next time you do and see what you are thinking. What are the thoughts and feelings you are having in that moment? What is the message for you? These numbers are potent portals to take us to higher vibrational states.