Ace of Hearts represents the House of true heart. It means happiness and prosperity of people living in this house. This card often stands for a breakthrough in feelings, declaration of love or a wedding. For a married person, Ace of hearts is an omen of abundance in the house and happy family life.

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Ace of Hearts represents the House. It is the joyful card par excellence. Even if reversed, the Ace of Hearts is a very happy omen.

The card announces prosperity, union, happiness, perfect in this house; it has a great number of meanings, all varied and happy.

The Ace of Hearts, having on the right a

Spade: Wedding, feast.

Heart: Love message. – Pleasant letter.

Diamond: Visit of friends.

Club: Money gift.

The reversed Ace of Heart means: Having on the right a

Spade: A festive meal.

Heart: Declaration of love. – New acquaintance of a well-mannered man.

Diamond: Visit of friends.

Club: Abundance in the household.

Having on the left a

Spade: Wedding coming up. – Invitation to a party

Heart: Perfect happiness.

Diamond: Visit of friends.

Club: Success in everything you want.


One exception: when the Ace of Hearts is with the Nine of Spades, either to its right or left, the Ace of hearts cancels everything that the previous cards said was unpleasant.

Classic American cartomancy​:
The House


Ace of Hearts—Upright.

The first and primary signification of this card is the house, and as such obtains a secondary capacity of a most extensive nature, expressed in the following synonyms:

Household; home; house-keeping; economy; saving; dwelling; domicile; habitation; manor; lodge; lodging; hotel; palace; shop; store; barracks; building; vessel; vase; archives; castle; cabin; cottage; tent; pavilion; inn; hostelry; tavern; religious house; monastery; convent; burial; long home; grave; stable; extraction; family; race; lineage; posterity; ancestry; retreat; asylum.

This card likewise designates a repast or feasting, when, secondarily, it assumes synonyms of the following nature:

Table; festivity; merry making; nutrition; guests; invitation; host; hilarity; good cheer; abundance; joy; gayety; natural pleasure; domestics; sports and pastimes.

Ace of Hearts—Reversed.

It primarily designates forced or constrained enjoyment, but more generally it should be taken for new acquaintances, whence is derived a secondary significance of fresh news, with these synonyms:

Indication; presentiment; new instructions; fresh knowledge; enlightenment; index; augury; forewarning; fore-knowledge; conjecture; oracle; prognostication; prediction; prophecy; divination; second sight; novelty.

Again this card, reversed, means a disordered household, and from this comes the secondary idea of intestine quarrels, with the following more prominent synonyms:

Misunderstanding; regret; remorse; repentance; internal agitation; irresolution;

uncertainty; family feuds; marriage trouble; domestic strife; dissensions.

At times this card represents family vices, or extravagance in household expenditures, or any description of crime or folly which renders home unhappy and unendurable.

Conservative British cartomancy:
Emotional experience

 As a Master Card, Ace of Hearts signifies special Emotional Experience.

Influenced by a King of like Suit, there is figured an Intimate Friend, or one in whom the Querist is much bound. By a Queen of like Suit—an Emotion for a Woman of beauty and charm. By a Knave of like Suit, an Attachment to a Man younger than the Querist.

Influenced by any high heart other than those above, an Amorous or Affectionate Temper of mind or body. By a low heart, an impressionable, kindly Nature. These are Five Special Interpretings.

The more general are : influenced by a Diamond, Good Fortune in something, measured by the degree of the Influencing Card.

By a Club, a Talent or Gift to be made much of.

By a Spade, an Error, or Disappointment, in the degree of the influencing card.


Ace of hearts Card title – A love message

Breakthrough in a relationship. Declaration of love. Great joy. Festivities.

If reversed – Troubles. Adversity and conflicts in an intimate relationship.



The waters are beneath, and thereon are water-lilies; the hand issues from the cloud, holding in its palm the cup, from which four streams are pouring; a dove, bearing in its bill a cross-marked Host, descends to place the Wafer in the Cup; the dew of water is falling on all sides. It is an intimation of that which may lie behind the Lesser Arcana.

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Divinatory Meanings: House of the true heart, joy, content, abode, nourishment, abundance, fertility; Holy Table, felicity hereof.