Numerology considered as one of the Ancient Mystic Knowledge. Those who tried to know its exact origin, they did not found when and where it came from.
"In reality the originator of Numerology is Thoth Anubis---also known as‘ dho-ti’. The inventor of nine cosmic numbers. We can notice that Ancient Egyptian connect their alphabet to number; it is because they believe that number possesses occult power. This concept combined the number and astrology,both of them has strong link to each other. That’s why during ancient time our nature connect to this mystical number. Like 5 senses, 7 colors of spectrum,the 12 zodiacal signs, and others."
In Qaballah or in the philosophy of Judaism, the number has it mystical meaning. In ancient times and even in Middle Ages, we can notice the study of spiritual knowledge based on science of numbers. In reality, the Bible written in Ancient Hebrew, was based in Numerology. Look 666 in the book of Revelation.
Revelation 13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six (666). In revelation 13:18 stated that you need the wisdom to count the number of the BEAST, so in what way or what system do you use to count the number of the beast? John 'the divine' the writer of the Book of Revelation was initiated in Hebrew Qaballah, so its proper to use this system to decipher the number of the BEAST.
Qaballah was a combination of Egyptian and Babylonian knowledge, it contains secret mystical book of Jews, like magickal and philosophical arts of number known as GEMATRIA, based on 22 letters of Hebrew Alphabet. It is originally came from Egyptian Alphabet.
Most knowledge pertains to numerology, was based on the theory of Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, he was learn and study the numerology in India.He believes that the world is built upon the power of numbers, and all of this things can be explained through numbers the key to cosmological knowledge.
Numerology was also known as Numeromancia or Aritomancia was use in all divination. In present numerologist focus on knowing the traits and character of every individual and it is relation to them. The basis of numerology it believes that the number especially those who start from 1 to 9 gives strong influence to their life and personality.
All entity has their number can be connect to the important event in their life. Number of names and birthday was the first factor can be considered.