Unicode Character "♀" (U+2640)

The character (Female Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2640. It is encoded in the Miscellaneous Symbols block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ♀.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Female Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+2640
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Miscellaneous Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2640 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ♀
HTML (hex) ♀
HTML (named) ♀
URL Escape Code %E2%99%80
CSS \002640
JavaScript, JSON \u2640
C, C++, Java \u2640
Python \u2640
Rust \u{2640}
Ruby \u2640

How to type "♀"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 6 4 0. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 6 4 0. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x99 0x80
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2640
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002640