Have you heard that you can learn more about your character from the numerous animal signs of the Chinese Zodiac? The year of birth will help you to determine your Zodiac sign.
However, you should know that the Chinese Zodiac is based on the Chinese calendar year, not on the normal calendar year. Usually, the beginning of the Chinese year is different, but it mostly falls in late January, or even early February.
In case, you are born in the late January or before the beginning of the Chinese New Year in February, you can read the Chinese Zodiac of the year before to see if it fits your personality better.
Here are given 12 Chinese Zodiac signs and their characteristics:
(1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020).
People, who are born in these years, or rat people, are friendly, social and charming. In fact, these people are successful in business, and are considered to be quick-tempered and critical. Rats are able to comprehend the information quickly and they also possess great intellectual and imaginative abilities.
Hence, they usually take opportunities that other people miss. However, they have friendly relationships, and are passionate and generous in love like in the business.
(1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021).
People, who are born in the year of the ox, are considered to symbolize the strength of the ox, due to their ability to face up and deal with every problem. They are respected for their abilities and confidence, and they methodically manage their responsibilities.
On the other hand, they are considered demanding and chauvinist people, who strive to defend their interests against others. Their sense of duty is a result of their impassionate and exciting life, even though they are stable people. However, people born in the year of the ox are considered to be loyal to their friends and families.
(1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022)
People who are born in this year are considered to be emotional and sensitive, which makes them great lovers. They usually try to achieve a balance between their needs for love and their competitive nature that leads them to look for independence. This indicates that they give to and look for love and passion in their partners.
They are confident, even though they can be really depressed by criticism from the others. Also, they are thought to be quite restless. People, who are born in the year of the tiger, are respected for their ability to forget negative past experiences. In addition, they take challenges and possess a great courage which makes them great leaders.
(1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023)
People, who are born in the year of the rabbit, are polite, affectionate and pleasant. They tend to avoid quarrels, disputes and controversies. They prefer rather unintentional pursuits that make them forget the needs of their loved ones, without being aware of it.
They like fun. Moreover, even though they are intelligent, they are also controversial and reserved. Many people consider their personality characteristics as two-dimensional, even though other people love them. In addition, they look for security in their relationships.
(1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024)
Dragon people are considered to be energetic and charismatic. They are also very intelligent and talented. They sometimes may seem uncontrollable and noisy, and they often obey their own rules. Due to their perfectionist side, they look demanding to other people, as they are toward themselves.
However, people born in the year of the dragon are very successful. They enjoy using their energy and talent when dealing up with everyday challenges. They do not prefer committed relationships, but they enjoy taking up adventures and challenges.
(1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025)
People, who are born in the year of the snake, are considered as thinkers. They are wise, and strive to accomplish their aims, without making other people aware of it. In addition, they are romantic and charming.
In their relationships, they look for passion and elegance. However, they are no jealous at all. They are usually reserved, which is the reason why they are alone. They are considered to be less popular then the others. However, this may be a real trait of snakes, as they seek to be on their own
(1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026)
Horse people are famous for the expression ‘work as a horse’, because they work hard. They are committed people and give a lot of effort to achieve their work. However, horse people tend to be bad-tempered, as they act impulsively, particularly when it comes to love.
They prefer to work independently rather than in a team. This independence makes them egoists, but they are very intelligent, social, and possess great verbal and intellectual abilities. These people are very popular.
(1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027)
People, who are born in the year of the ram, are charming and friendly, but rather reserved. They are also sympathetic, sensitive and generous. In addition, they love nature, art, culture, as they possess creative or artistic nature.
On the other hand, they complain a lot and make people feel uncomfortable. Moreover, they are not pessimists. These people are not confident and are quiet even though they feel secure in their relationships.
(1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028)
These people are energetic and intelligent, even though they prefer doing things in a group. People born in the year of the monkey are chatty, but sometimes eccentric to other people even though they are likable. They are witty, and tend to turn every negative situation into a positive one.
On the other hand, other people consider horse people as suspicious, as people think that they cannot believe them due to their jokes. Monkey people are also restless and energetic. However, it is very hard for them to find a career. However, they are very successful, especially in dynamic situations.
(1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029)
The rooster people are dedicated to their work, and they clearly express their opinions and beliefs. They think it is really important to hear other people’s opinions, so that they are not able to share their own.
They like to be in the center of attention, and they are good at it. Even though they are sometimes frustrated, they have a lot of friends. In their relationships, rooster people are loyal and reliable. Due to their high standards, they are very successful in their careers.
(1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030)
Dogs are honest and loyal in every relationship. In addition, they used to focus on one goal, and try hard to achieve it, no matter if it is a career or just a hobby. They are fair and just, and possess great abilities for solving problems. Dogs are considered to be critical and are famous for their sharp tongue.
They are loyal as partners and friends even though they can be really unforgiving to some people, who have done harm to them. In addition, they seek long and loyal relationships, and are reliable to their soulmates.
YEAR OF THE PIG
(1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031)
Pig people are great friends. They are sincere, tolerant and intelligent, which helps them to form long-lasting relationships. Their intelligence helps them to achieve their aims. In addition, they look for harmony, thus giving it to and asking for it in other people.
Pig people are well-known for their sense of humor and wittiness, even though they are rather naïve and believe in everything that other people say. When people are not kind to them, they tend to be angry, which is one of their negative sides. Pig people also tend to indulge themselves in material things, but they look for a happy family and life.