emoji ♂︎ male sign svg

♂︎” meaning: male sign, man symbol Emoji

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  • 7.1+

    Android ♂︎Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows ♂︎Minimum display requirements

♂︎Meaning and Description

Get to know the Male Sign emoji "", the classic symbol for masculinity and Mars, the god of war. With an arrow pointing northeast and a circle representing a shield, this icon has denoted male🚹 energy since ancient Roman times.

The emoji is used to represent males or men. It's a symbol of masculinity, strength, and courage, reflecting the characteristics associated with men. It's sometimes also used to express empowerment, strength, and a spirit of independence, reflecting the powerful nature of men.

Widely used to indicate a male reference or perspective, the Male Sign emoji appears in social media posts and text messages referencing men or boys. You'll see it used in uplifting quotes about masculinity, conversations celebrating influential men, and lighthearted memes when talking about guys.

The symbol for males, , originates from the astrological representation of Mars, the Roman deity of warfare. It's an emblem of a spear and a shield🛡, signifying valor, strength, and aggression. This symbol also represents the planet Mars and the alchemical icon for iron. Its counterpart is the female symbol , which originates from the astrological sign for Venus, the Roman deity of love and beauty.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The current ♂︎ is a variant Emoji (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms), and it has two corresponding Emojis: (basic Emoji without variant symbols) and ♂️ (emoji style, displaying colored symbols on most new platforms). ♂︎ (text style) = (base style) + text style


The meaning of emoji symbol ♂︎ is male sign, it is related to man, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "♀️ Gender".

♂︎Examples and Usage

🔸 In genetics, sex chromosome XY is ♂︎ male.
🔸 In the early years of online chat, netizens may ask: "Are you or ♂︎?"


🔸 ♂︎ (2642 FE0E) = (2642) + text style (FE0E)

♂︎Basic Information

Emoji: ♂︎
Shortname: male sign
Known as: Man Symbol | Mars Symbol
Codepoint: U+2642 FE0E Copy
Decimal: ALT+9794 ALT+65038
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ♀️ Gender
Keywords: male sign | man
Proposal: L2/16‑160

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♂︎More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Indonesian♂︎ simbol pria
Russian♂︎ мужской символ
Spanish♂︎ signo masculino
Chinese, Simplified♂︎ 男性符号
Portuguese, International♂︎ símbolo de masculino
Chinese, Traditional♂︎
Arabic♂︎ رمز ذكر
Bulgarian♂︎ знак за мъжки пол
Croatian♂︎ muški simbol