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What is Chinese Zodiac Calendar, Zodiac Animals and your year of birth.

Chinese astrology has a history of thousands of years. That was the time when astrology was only used in the prediction fortune for the community, the state, or the agricultural year. During Han Dynasty (ca. 150 CE) personal horoscopes became popular with the arrival of Buddhism in China. The current Chinese Zodiac Calendar is associated with Twelve animals represent the Chinese zodiac signs (or sheng xiao, translating to “born + resemblance”); in order, they’re the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat (or Sheep), Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. The 2021 Lunar New Year on February 12 ushers in the Year of the Ox, after a particularly challenging Year of the Rat in 2020. You can find what your zodiac sign is according to the year of your birth date. Each of these animal is associated with particular personality traits.

To keep this blog simple and interesting I will not go into more astrological details or History. Let’s check out and have fun by looking up to your zodiac sign and what is the meaning of it.

Rat

Birth years: 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
Personality traits:Ambitious, charming, talkative, resourceful, private, frugal, critical According to Chinese, the rat people are very popular, they like to invent things and are good artists.

Ox

Birth years: 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021
Personality traits: Diligent, gentle, hardworking, reliable, patient, materialistic, stubborn According to Chinese, people born in this year are dependable and calm. They are good listeners and have very good ideas.

Tiger

Birth years: 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
Personality traits: Confident, brave, magnetic, idealistic, thrill-seeking, arrogant, selfish Tiger people are brave and other people respect them because of their deep thoughts and courageous actions.

Rabbit

Birth years: 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023
Personality traits: Kind, sensitive, artistic, romantic, judgmental, timid, refined People born in this year are nice to be around. They like to talk and trustworthy.

Dragon

Birth years: 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024
Personality traits: Outspoken, energetic, generous, intelligent, perfectionist, egocentric, impatient. Dragon people have good health and strong. They are good friends and listeners.

Snake

Birth years: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025
Personality traits: Clever, curious, alluring, wise, anxious, calculating, People born in this year love good books, food, music and plays. They have good lucks with money.

Horse

Birth years: 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026
Personality traits: Amusing, enthusiastic, independent, persuasive, irresponsible, moody, opportunistic. Horse people are popular, cheerful and are quick to compliment others. Obviously they are very hardworking.

Goat/Sheep

Birth years: 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
Personality traits: Easygoing, empathetic, creative, cheerful, disorganized, impulsive lazy Good artists, they ask many questions and are very wise. They like nice things.

Monkey

Birth years: 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028
Personality traits: Entertaining, intelligent, optimistic, sociable, fickle, secretive, unpredictable. Funny and make other laugh also very good problem solvers.

Rooster

Birth years: 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
Personality traits: Adventurous, charitable, funny, loyal, argumentative, boastful, self-involved. Rooster people are hardworking with many talents and deep thoughts.

Dog

Birth years: 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030
Personality traits: Helpful, honest, trustworthy, unselfish, pessimistic, anxious, timid. Dog people are loyal and best secret keepers. Sometimes they worry too much.

Pig

Birth years: 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031
Personality traits: Caring, generous, smart, outgoing, fearful, impatient, materialistic. People born in this year are very good students. They are honest and brave. They always finish assignments and projects.

Chinese Zodiac Animals

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