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Chinese Zodiac Aniaml Signs

Posted by Debbie Barlow on

The Chinese Zodiac consists of a 12 year cycle, each year is named after a different animal that imparts distinct characteristics to that year.

Many Chinese believe that the year of a person's birth is the primary factor in determining that person's personality traits, physical and mental attributes and degree of success and happiness throughout his or her lifetime.

To learn about your animal sign find the year of your birth!


1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

You are ambitious, yet honest. Prone to spending freely. You seldom make lasting friendships.


1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

Bright, patient and inspiring to others. You can be happy by yourself, yet make an outstanding parent.


1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022

Tiger people are aggressive, courageous, candid and sensitive.

1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Luckiest of all signs! You are talented and articulate, affectionate-yet shy, and you seek peace throughout life.


1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

You are energetic and your life complex. You have a very passionate nature and abundant health.


1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

You are wise and intense with a tendency towards physical beauty. You are vain and high tempered.


1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

You are popular and attractive to the opposite sex. You are often ostentatious and impatient.


1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

You are elegant and creative, but you are timid and prefer anonymity.


1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

You are very intelligent and are able to influence people. An enthusiastic achiever, but you at easily discouraged and confused.


1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

A pioneer in spirit, you are devoted to work and quest after knowledge. You are selfish and eccentric.


1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

Loyal and honest, you work well with others. Generous, yet stubborn and often selfish.


1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

You are noble and chivalrous. Your friends will be lifelong, yet you are prone to marital strife.

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