1973 Chinese Zodiac - Water Ox

Which type of Ox are people born in 1973 Chinese Zodiac year?

According to Chinese zodiac, 1973 is the year of the Ox, and it belongs to the Water based on Chinese Five Elements. So the people born in 1973 is the Water Ox.

Chinese calendar follows lunar calendar. In Gregorian calendar, people born from February 3, 1973 to January 22, 1974 are the Water Ox, those who born from January 1 to February 2 in 1973 are Water Rat. 

Lucky Signs for 1973 Water Ox

 Lucky Numbers: 1, 4

 Lucky Colors: blue, yellow

2023 Horoscope for Water Ox Born in 1973

According to Ox horoscope prediction in 2023, they are very likely to do a good job in workplace and their good work performance would be seen and appreciated by leaders and earn them promotion and higher salary. In addition, long time of working experience would make them professional in the field and earn them good reputations.  

However, the prediction shows they may have conflicts with their partner or kids, which may influence their mood and even the atmosphere in the family. If necessary, have family meetings to solve the problems timely. Another unlucky signal is that they may get injured while going out traveling or doing exercise, so be cautious. 

 See more about Ox Horoscope in 2023 

2024 Horoscope for Water Ox Born in 1973

It is predicted they are very lucky in the aspect of career and wealth in 2024. For those doing business, they could try to open up more business, which would bring them satisfying profits. Of course, the premise is that they will not make some serious wrong decisions and strategies. The employees are very likely to hand in an excellent work report and earn a higher annual bonus than last year. But it is not advised to invest a lot, because they are not lucky in it based on Rat’s 2024 horoscope. Their marriage life would be harmonious as a whole in spite of some minor disputes with their lover or rebellious children. Drink less alcohol and be careful when driving a car and they would be healthy and safe this year. 

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Personality Traits of the 1973 Chinese Zodiac Water Ox

People with Chinese zodiac Ox born in 1973 are diligent, competent, dependable and kind. They are very capable of managing their emotions appropriately. They are right-thinking people and like to help others who are in trouble. They are very patient and careful in doing things and are not easily influenced by others or the environment.

However, most of the Water Ox are tough and irritable, and often screw up things even if they have a kind heart. They are kind of stubborn, and rarely listen to others’ opinions. They lack humor and enthusiasm, and are not good at communication.

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The career fortune for the 1973 Water Ox is not very stable. For office workers, they may not be taken seriously by leaders because they do not know how to show themselves. It is suggested that they should learn to show themselves more and strive for more business trips so that leaders can discover their talents.

For entrepreneurs, it is suggested to accumulate some experiences before starting a business, which is easier to succeed than starting a business directly.

 See more about Ox's Best Business and Career Fields, Best Jobs and Working Partners



They have a pretty good fortune luck in their lives. For office workers, although their career is not stable enough, the salary is relatively good. If they learn how to show themselves well in career, their salary will be higher.

For entrepreneurs, they may not make lots of money at early time. However, if they can find and grasp the business opportunities, they will make a lot of money, live a rich life thereafter and leave much fortune for their children.


Love and Relationships

There are seldom surprises and setbacks in their love lives. When they are single, there are many admirers and they can easily find the right person.

After getting married, they may neglect their partners because they are so busy with their careers, leading to frequent quarrels. It is suggested that they spend more time with their lovers and be patient when they have conflicts with them.

 See more about Ox's Love Compatibility



Their physical condition will not have much problem, but they may suffer from minor illnesses. Therefore, they should get rid of the bad habits like playing mobile phones for long time and staying up late. If they feel uncomfortable, they’d better go to hospital at once. They are also advised to have regular physical examinations.

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- Last updated on Nov. 13, 2023 by Nancy He -
Questions & Answers on 1973 Chinese Zodiac - Water Ox
Asked by Keena from USA | Oct. 31, 2023 12:18Reply
Rat & Ox
If the rat deceived the ox to be first, why would they be the most compatible? I would've been very upset about that.
Answers (1)
Answered by Emily | Oct. 31, 2023 19:13

Well, this is just a legend :)
Asked by Mari from UNITED STATES | Oct. 29, 2023 19:37Reply
trying to figure things out
I noticed that every time I think I have figured things out and things are started to change, I get set back. It is like every time I take a step forward, I take a two steps backwards. Also, I have tried to transfer my experience into a new sector of the same industry, for which I went to school for and while my experience in the new field is indirect, I think my experience is a good match, I can't land that job. I have been trying since 2021 or 2020. 08/09/1973
Answers (1)
Answered by Diana | Oct. 30, 2023 02:05

Take it easy and we will always meet some challenges in our life. It is not so simple to solve them immediately and something we can only do is just do it and keep an positive attitude to wait for some good chances. Based on your zodiac compatibility, you may have a pretty good luck in career aspect in the year of 2024.
Asked by Jane from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 22, 2023 00:24Reply
Job change?
Female born 26/05/1973 UK 19.30

Should I change my job this year and if so will it lead to success?
Answers (1)
Answered by Daisy | Jan. 27, 2023 19:21

It is not predicted to be a lucky year for you to change the job. If insist, you'd better find one before quitting the current job.
Asked by Carol from UNITED STATES | May. 11, 2021 18:00Reply
Will I ever marry?
Born May 7, 1973. Will I ever meet someone I'm compatible with and get married?
Answers (9)
Answered by Carter | May. 17, 2021 01:19

You are born with Chinese zodiac Ox sign. It's predicted that July and November would be auspicious months for your love life. You should catch the opportunities timely.
Answered by Hajin | May. 17, 2021 05:23

Will i find my lifetime partner? Born October 4, 1973
Answered by Carter | May. 23, 2021 18:20

According to the prediction, July, October and November would be auspicious months for you to find a soul mate. Good luck!
Answered by Dan | Nov. 25, 2021 13:50

I’ll marry you - you are loved
Answered by Ja | Jan. 26, 2022 09:10

I am also looking for good partner (Female)
Answered by Phil | Feb. 11, 2022 23:14

Me too! Oct 4, 1973
Answered by Kainani | Jun. 23, 2022 22:40

Yes, you will marry!❤️
Answered by Kristin | Jan. 23, 2023 10:02

Same here
Answered by Francis | May. 24, 2023 01:01

Yes you will get some one compatible to get married to.
I am also born on 7th May 1973.
Asked by Priscilla Moke from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 18, 2021 03:10Reply
Ox Female born 16 August 1973 New Zealand.
Will I ever marry?
Answers (2)
Answered by Natalie | Apr. 19, 2021 00:24

Yes, you should have more confidence about yourself. The prediction shows that you would have a large chance to fall in love with someone this year. If the relationship goes well, then you will get married in the near future.
Answered by Kainani you | Jun. 23, 2022 22:41

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