Chinese zodiac signs and personality traits
Year of the Rabbit
The beginning of a new year brings hope that one’s wishes will come true and good fortune is in store. As we welcome a new year, find out more about Chinese zodiac signs and personality traits associated with each of the animals. The Chinese calendar has 12 zodiac signs that repeat after the cycle is completed. While 2022 was the Year of the Tiger, 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit. Which year were you born?
OX (1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021)
Some of the traits include being persistent, dedicated, kind, and responsible. They keep their thoughts to themselves but if they lose their temper, they can push people away. They have good endurance towards difficulties.
TIGER (1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022)
They are motivated and self-reliant. They possess leadership qualities and hate to back down as they stand for justice. Their weakness is their reckless behaviour that causes their downfall. However, they know how to recover.
RABBIT (1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023)
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are reserved as they are silent and respectful. They gain success in their careers due to their personality traits. It is hard for them to fall in love with someone but when they do, they do it blindly.
DRAGON (1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024)
They are romantic and adventurous at heart. It is hard for people to understand their personalities. They tend to be lazy at times but when they shift their focus on something, there’s no stopping them. They are energetic and are driven by ambition.
SNAKE (1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025)
People born in the Year of the Snake are known to be visionary. If they are not able to understand something, it makes them relentless. Some people consider them to be cold towards others but deep down, they are warm and caring. One of their worst traits is that they are lazy.
HORSE (1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026)
They are known for their determination as they don’t give up easily. They value the idea of freedom and express their thoughts with utmost ease. One of their weaknesses is their inability to keep secrets and the fact that they lose interest quickly.
GOAT (1931, 1943, 1955, 967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027)
They are caring and pure at heart. They would prefer suffering rather than expressing themselves freely. Passion drives them and they are committed to their goals. They tend to be patient and can sway other people’s opinions very easily.
MONKEY (1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028)
They value relationships with family and friends. They love pampering their children and are focussed on giving their best. If they are not interested, they will refrain from being a part of it. However, when they are involved, they will give their best to accomplish the goal.
ROOSTER (1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029)
People born in the Year of the Rooster are considerate towards others. They tend to make well-informed decisions and usually plan ahead. Some people consider them to be cunning but they are friendly once you get to know them. They are known for their creative skills.
DOG (1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030)
One of their main attributes is loyalty. They value rules and rarely break them as they feel it is morally wrong. The only exception that they make is for the ones they love. They tend to live conservatively and are a useful addition to the workplace.
PIG (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031)
They use their logic to assist them in everyday situations. They find it difficult to express themselves properly as they aren’t good at communicating. They are kind-hearted but tend to lose their temper easily when under pressure.
RAT (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020)
People born in the Year of the Rat are ambitious and focussed on their goals. They generally don’t like spending much. If you receive an expensive gift from them, it means that they cherish your friendship. They are sensitive and well-informed.