A dream about having extra fingers might symbolize a time of success in your work, a promotion, a calling for leadership, or a time of excellence. The meaning depends on whether in your dream you have 1, 2, 3, or more extra fingers.
It also matters whether you have extra pinkies, extra thumbs, extra index fingers, extra ring finger, or extra middle finger. Here are some dreams about having multiple fingers and what they each mean.
Dream about having six fingers on one hand
A dream in which you see yourself having six fingers symbolizes the ability to excel in public service. This could include political office, various leadership positions, or any position that involves working with people.
Six is the number of mankind and it does not automatically mean evil.
Dream about having seven fingers on one hand
A dream in which you see yourself with seven fingers symbolizes the ability to finish a particular endeavor that has been hanging for a while.
The dream stands for the accumulation of skill over time that enables you to complete something you have been working on—something important. Seven is the number of fullness.
Dream about having eight fingers on one hand
A dream in which you see yourself with eight fingers can be interpreted as balance in your life. A well-lived life is one that is balanced.
There has to be adequate time for and attention to your relationship, your education, business, or job. Eight stands for balance.
Dream about having nine fingers on one hand
A dream in which you see yourself with nine fingers on one hand means you are nearing what you might term as perfection in one area of your life.
There could just be a few more steps to take, a few more things to learn before you get on your way to perfection in your particular calling.
The dream does not mean you will be perfect since the journey to perfection is, in most cases, infinite. However, you will get closer to a point where your skill will at least be sufficient for whatever your calling might be.
Nine is just one short of ten which means perfection.
Dream about having 10 fingers on one hand
Seeing 10 fingers in a dream stands for a period of prosperity, good health, and excellence. This does not imply a problem-free life as problems will always be part of life.
However, you will be able to feel your feet on the ground and have a clear sense of where you are going. 10 is a number of perfection.
Dream about having many extra fingers
A dream in which you see many extra fingers symbolizes inappropriate multi-tasking. It stands for chaos in life brought on by your desire to do multiple things at once. However, instead of doing more, you end up doing far less, and even ruining some opportunities.
Dream about having two thumbs on one hand
A dream in which you see two thumbs on one hand or four in total for both hands symbolizes a need for extra work if you are to reach your goals.
Thumbs in dreams stand for dexterity, creativity, and, generally, work.
Dream about having longer fingers
A dream in which you see yourself with elongated fingers stands for dissatisfaction in your current work. It stands for feelings of inadequacy and the idea that you could be doing more with your time.
The symbolism is derived from plants elongating themselves in hopes that they will get the light they need. Likewise, your desire for more productivity manifests in the dream as your fingers stretching in hopes that they will be able to handle more.
Dream about having large fingers
A dream in which you see yourself with large fingers means you have overgrown your current position in life and are ripe for a bigger challenge with better rewards.
This has nothing to do with age and everything to do with experience. Your current stage feels repetitive and unexciting. It is time for fresh conquest.
Seeing extra fingers grow on your hand dream meaning
A dream in which you see extra fingers grow before your eyes means you feel ill-equipped for a particular endeavor. It is not just about inadequate skills. It could also symbolize a lack of resources.
The dream often refers to work, education, or things that have to do with income generation.
Dream about having a child with extra fingers
A dream in which you see yourself have a child with extra fingers means there is a new endeavor you are about to go on from which you are expecting too much, thinking it will solve all your problems.
The symbolism is that the child, representing a new endeavor, has extra fingers because you expect this new endeavor to do more than it should for you. The result could be your disappointment.
Dream about dead grandmother or grandfather with extra fingers
A dream in which you see your dead grandmother or dead grandfather with extra fingers means there are traits or habits that seem to run in your family that will require you to work extra hard to transcend them.
It could be that you come from generations of broken marriages, poverty, poor education, bad luck with jobs, etc. This dream could be a call to work hard to overcome these generational hurdles.
Dream about two pinkies on one hand
A dream in which you see two pinkies on one hand is a call to first focus on the small parts of your life before attempting to fix the major ones.
The appearance of two little fingers on the hand is your subconscious mind putting emphasis on the basics of your life.
Dream about having three pinkies
A dream in which you see yourself with three pinkies on one hand means you could be paying paralyzing attention to the basics when you really are ready to move to the next stage.
An example of this could be dating a person for years claiming to be trying to know them. Three is the number of brevity.
It is the least number of sides you need to make a stable shape, the triangle. Seeing three pinkies on your hand means you have all the basics needed to tackle the next stage.
Dream about having two or three extra ring fingers on one hand
A dream in which you see yourself with two or three ring fingers on one hand means there are several promotions coming your way.
This does not only refer to promotions at work. It could also mean elevation in many different parts of your life. The ring finger represents more room for rings, which are given as symbols of royal appointments.
Dream about two or three extra middle fingers
A dream in which you have extra middle fingers means your labor, dedication, patience, and discipline will soon make you prominent.
Middle fingers in dreams represent prominence, excellence, or an outstanding status. The fact that your dream had two or three extra middle fingers symbolizes prominence and excellence in multiple areas of your life.
Dream about extra index fingers
A dream in which you see yourself with 2 or 3 extra index fingers symbolizes your extra-special ability to lead. You do not impose yourself as a leader. People themselves are happy to have you as the one to lead them.
The symbolism of this dream is that the index finger is used to point to things and this can be interpreted as leading, i.e. pointing those around you to where they should go.
Dream about a very long middle finger
A dream in which you see yourself with a very long middle finger stands for stress that comes from your leading roles. It is in reference to the stress suffered by people taking care of and leading families, companies, or organizations.
Whatever level of leadership you might be at, seeing yourself with a very long middle finger in a dream is symbolic of being swamped by responsibilities.