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chinese horoscope personality traits

Will your baby's year of birth affect their personality traits? According to Chinese tradition it will. Read our Chinese Horoscope personality traits below.*

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* Please note that our software calculates the Chinese Sign based on a western calendar only and is not sophisticated enough to accommodate the changing date of the Chinese New Year. If your baby's birthday, or due date, is between 1 January and the Chinese New Year (late Jan or early Feb), you will need to look at the personality traits for the preceeding Chinese Sign. Detailed dates of Chinese New Years are given below.

Chinese New Year Dates

5 Feb 2000
24 Jan 2001
12 Feb 2002
1 Feb 2003
22 Jan 2004
9 Feb 2005
29 Jan 2006
18 Feb 2007
7 Feb 2008

26 Jan 2009
14 Feb 2010
3 Feb 2011
23 Jan 2012
10 Feb 2013
31 Jan 2014
19 Feb 2015
8 Feb 2016
28 Jan 2017


Tigers are born leaders, fiercely competitive, and never afraid to fight. Tigers often get into difficult and hazardous situations because they live dangerously. Narrow-mindedness and suspiciousness are their greatest faults. Their careers exemplifies them as deep thinkers and careful planners. Tigers are likely to succeed in sales, personnel management. They can be a good military leader, supervisors, teachers, firemen, or police officers.

Tiger Years: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

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Rabbits are happy, gifted, refined and ambitious. They also know how to draw others' attention and are great mixers in any social gatherings. The typical Rabbit will be submissive, even humble, in a constant effort to avoid confrontations. Rabbit is an excellent judge of character, with an instinct for recognizing sincerity in others and an almost uncanny ability for sensing falsehood. They make wonderful receptionists, publicists, stockbrokers and pharmacists.

Rabbit years: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

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Dragons symbolise life, growth, and bring blessings of longevity, virtue and harmony. Dragon people are born extroverts, their opinions and ideas are worth listening to since their advice is usually the best. Elegant and with a good eye for spotting the latest trends, Dragon people are always to the forefront of the fashion scene. Blessed with rich imagination, the Dragon always comes up with exotic ideas for new ventures. a Dragon should choose a career as artist, doctor, or architect.

Dragon years: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

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Snakes are romantic, passionate, charming and well informed. They are intellectuals, philosophers, and deep thinkers who strive to succeed in all that they do. They are extremely self-critical. Snake personalities often make their way to the top. They ensure that they are in the right place at the right time, which means when the right people are there as well. Snake people should seek their fortunes as professors, writers, philosophers or psychiatrists.

Snake years: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

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People born in the year of the Horse are popular and hard workers. They have financially sound minds and are adept at handling money matters. Whether male or female, Horse personalities feel more comfortable in the company of their own kind. They are independent and self-willed individuals who never take advice. Horse people should choose a field as a dentist, financier, banker or politician.

Horse years: 1906, 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

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Sheep people are elegant, charming, generous, wise and gentle. They are also pessimists, hesitant, and over-anxious worriers. Uncertainty causes the Ram people to seek guidance from others while their timidity prevents them from becoming great leaders. They are deeply religious and highly talented in the fields of art and music. They should be good in the professions of gardening, actor, artist, entertainer, musician or photography.

Sheep Years: 1907, 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

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Monkeys are mischievous, vain, and clever. Their most prized traits are originality, creativity, and education. People adore Monkeys for their wit, high intelligence, and interest in world affairs. Older and wiser Monkeys are able to channel their energetic and rich imaginations into the solving of complex problems. Monkeys people can succeed in professions such as business, trade, law, stocks, industry and politics.

Monkey Years: 1908, 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

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Roosters are industrious, diligent, and devoted to work. They love to travel because of their courageous and adventurous spirit. They are deep thinkers, but can often be eccentric. They are not at all shy and prone to exaggerate and boast on all matters. Rooster people make good travel and public relation agents, dentists surgeons, cooks, or beauticians.

Rooster Years: 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

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People born in the year of the Dog are honest, loyal, and have a deep sense of duty. Their intelligence and industrious nature make them good leaders in the business world. The Dog people are usually steady workers, they can easily become both trusted and valued members of any community. Those people born in Dog years would make a superior industry leader, priest, educator, doctor, writer, or scientist.

Dog Years: 1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

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By nature, Pigs are peace-loving, trustful, honest, and sincere. People born in the year of the Pig will be lucky and successful in handling money, business and academic matters. They have a deep desire for knowledge and are generally well informed. Pigs are the finishers, they are the ones who put the last necessary touches to a project. Pigs are suited to be doctors, bankers, businessmen, scientists and entertainers.

Pig Years: 1911, 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

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Rats have great personal charm. They are adaptable, aggressive, and creative; hard working and thrifty. They are elegant by nature and strive for the better things in life. Bright and gregarious, a Rat's intellectual versatility is not always immediately recognized. Rat people make good business people, accountants, and bankers.

Rat Years: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

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Ox's are quiet, steadfast, methodical and can tolerate difficulties. They are hard working and down to earth and are often exceptionally clever and creative with their hands. In business, the ox often brings prosperity, not through entrepreneurial imagination and risk, but as a result of logical thought, resolute practicality, and honest endurance. Ox people should seek their fortune as a surgeon, dentist, architect, tailor, or technician.

Ox years: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

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