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Chinese Zodiac - Year of the Rooster

China Zodiac Animal - Rooster

Chinese: 鸡 Jī
Years of the Rooster: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
Rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality. For ancestors who had no alarm clocks, the crowing was significant, as it could awaken people to get up and start to work. In Chinese culture, another symbolic meaning of chicken carries is exorcising evil spirits.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: You
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Jin (Metal)
Yin Yang: Yin

 Years of the Rooster
  • Feb.8,1921-Jan.27,1922
  • Jan.26,1933-Feb.13,1934
  • Feb.13,1945-Feb.1,1946
  • Jan.31,1957-Feb.17,1958
  • Feb.17,1969-Feb.5,1970
  • Feb.5,1981-Jan.24,1982
  • Jan.23,1993-Feb.9,1994
  • Feb.9,2005-Jan.28,2006
  • Jan.28,2017-Feb.15,2018
  • Feb.13,2029-Feb.2,2030

Lucky Signs for Rooster:

Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8
Lucky Colors: gold, brown, brownish yellow, yellow
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Directions: west, southwest, northeast

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Rooster Lucky Flowers and Directions of Rooster
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
  • Unlucky Colors: white, green
  • Unlucky Directions: east, north

People born in the Year of Rooster according to Chinese zodiac have many excellent characteristics, such as being honest, bright, communicative and ambitious. Most of them are born pretty or handsome, and prefer to dress up. In daily life, they seldom rely on others. However, they might be enthusiastic about something quickly, but soon be impassive. Thus, they need to have enough faiths and patience to insist on one thing.
  • Strengths
    Independent, capable, warm-hearted, self-respect, quick minded
  • Weaknesses
    Impatient, critical, eccentric, narrow-minded, selfish
  • Perfect Matches: Ox, Snake
    If combining with people in Ox or Snake signs, most of them will obtain everlasting and harmonious marriage lives. The connection between them can become tight. In addition, couples of these combinations always become enviable ones in other people’s eyes.
  • Avoid: Rat, Rabbit, Horse, Rooster, Dog
    They have a large chance to obtain a tough and unstable love life if they get married with people with the above five signs. During the whole life, they always meet difficulties and troubles. However, they don’t have enough abilities to solve them because of their born different opinions and attitudes with each other. Lots of divergences will damage the relationship finally.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
Detailed predictions show that people with Chinese zodiac Rooster sign will generally have good fortune in 2015. As long as they try hard, business people and the working class both will achieve great success. Although the income will increase, they still need to make a detailed plan for all expenses. 2016 is relatively a good year for them too. Their fortune in all aspects is declining slightly compared with 2015, but still not bad. They should be prepared to experience some changes in work, like job promotion or transfer. The relationships with their beloved may not be very stable.
Rooster Luck in 2015
They have different characteristics based on western astrological signs, like ebullient Aries, serious Taurus, confident Gemini, kind-hearted Cancer, ambitious Leo, prudent Virgo, optimistic Libra, self-disciplined Scorpio, determined Sagittarius, righteous Capricorn, creative Aquarius and wise Pisces.
  • Blood Type O: Most of them are clever and wise. They can always find the fastest way to learn new things and adapt to new environment.
  • Blood Type A: They are gentle, generous and kind-hearted in ordinary life. Thus they always win high popularity among surrounding people.
  • Blood Type B: Type B people have keen insight when they need to make decisions. They are suitable for being the group leader because they usually can provide valuable suggestions.
  • Blood Type AB: They have outstanding working abilities that can easily attract others’ attention. Most of them are willing to help others even though they have more important things to do.
Celebrities Born in the Year of the Rooster
Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Elton John, Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kournikova, Anne Heche, Alexis Bledel, Bette Midler, Cate Blanchett, Diane Sawyer, Elijah Wood, James Marsters, Jessica Alba, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon, Natalie Portman, Taylor Momsen, Catherine the Great, Amelia Earhart, Rudyard Kipling, Groucho Marx, Peter Ustinov, Tagore, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Mencius, Mo-tse, Liu Che (Emperor Wu of China’s Western Han Dynasty 202 BC - 9 AD), Li Longji (Emperor Xuanzong of China’s Tang Dynasty 618 - 907), Zhuge Liang (Premier of Shu in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 - 280)