2012 Chinese Zodiac - Water Dragon

Which type of Dragon are people born in 2012 Chinese Zodiac year?

2012 is Chinese zodiac Dragon year, and it belongs to the Water year based on Chinese Five Elements, so people born in 2012 are Water Dragon.

Chinese follows lunar calendar since ancient times. Referring to Gregorian calendar, people born from January 23, 2012 to February 9, 2013 are the Water Dragon, and those people born from January 1 to January 22 in 2012 are the Metal Rabbit. 


Lucky Signs for 2012 Water Dragon

 Lucky Numbers: 1, 6

 Lucky Color: black, dark green


2022 Horoscope for 2012 Water Dragon

Dragon children born in 2012 are about to enter adolescence. Children who used to rely on their parents gradually become independent. Their personality is formed, and their behaviors and self-awareness are gradually mature. At this time, their mood is easy to fluctuate. Parents and teachers should do a good job in guiding them. Dragon people are naturally independent and self-reliant, so they should be given enough respect and independent space. Parents should guide them correctly, but not too strictly, so as to achieve better results.

This year, their fortune in study is good. As long as they keep a positive attitude, listen to the teachers carefully in class, and finish homework on time after class, they can do well in exams. Parents should have more supervision to make sure dragon children are not addicted to games and waste time. The bad habits, once formed, are difficult to correct, and the impact on children's future academic will be great. Dragon kids are especially curious and eager to explore new things this year. They can expand their extra-curricular knowledge appropriately, and also need to consolidate their subject knowledge, so that they can achieve ideal results in the entrance examination of junior middle school.

In terms of health, attention should be paid to minor ailments related to the throat and respiratory system. It is advisable to eat less snacks and do more exercise.

 See more about Dragon Fortune in 2022

Personality Traits of the 2012 Chinese Zodiac Water Dragon

People with Chinese zodiac Dragon born in 2012 have great vision and ambition. In addition, they are full of patience and persistence. Therefore, they can make achievement in their career field easily. They are bold people full of justice and energy, and they like to help people who were in trouble. They have good interpersonal relationships, because they care about friends carefully. They have unique style and can give everyone an interesting chat when they are in a low mood.

However, they are weathercock and artful persons. They tend to be too serious and persistent on tiny issues, and they are kind of selfish. Therefore, when dealing with matters concerning property and interests, they cannot help haggling over every ounce.

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The Water Dragon have a relatively good luck in career. Because of their good social skills, they can easily get well with colleagues. And their creative thinking will often give great help to their company. So, they will get promoted easily. It is suggested that do not be complacent, otherwise they may be envied by other colleagues.

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The wealth fortune for people born in 2012 year of the Dragon is not very good. Although they will get considerable salary because they do well in their career, they may have little time to spend it due to frequent overtime work. And the money are usually spent by their families. They also do not know how to manage money. If they want to save money, it is suggested to learn asset management, and try to investment on some stable and low-risk financial products.


Love and Relationships

The love fortune is also not very good for them. It is hard for them to chase people they love. So they may miss the right person. Try to be bold, and they will get a happy love relationship. After marriage, they are likely to argue with their spouses about trivial details in daily life, which can easily hurt the feelings between them. Therefore, they should learn to communicate with each other more. Since they choose to live together, they should consider for each other more.

 See more about Dragon's Love Compatibility


The Water Dragon will live a healthy life in general. They do not need to worry too much about their physical condition. Even if they suffer some diseases like cold and fever, they can recover very soon. Just try not to work overtime frequently. Healthy living habit and regular exercise will do good to their health.

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- Last modified on Dec. 17, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on 2012 Chinese Zodiac - Water Dragon
Asked by Rebecca from USA | Feb. 26, 2021 09:00Reply
Im 9 years old and im the year of the dragon 2012 jan 6
will i have a easy life?
Answers (14)
Answered by sue | Mar. 02, 2021 08:03

you are not a dragon, I think you are a metal rabbit
Answered by leila | Jun. 04, 2021 08:22

Well,your water dragen
Answered by Parineeti.T | Jul. 15, 2021 10:08

You are a water dragon i am sure
Answered by LulaJade | Aug. 24, 2021 16:13

Pretty much, hun! Dragons are the luckiest sign of the chinese zodiac! The water element deepens your emotional side differently than other dragon types making you very curious and an answer seeker-meaning you'll ask questions like the ones you asked here! Water dragon are smart, charismatic, honest, powerful, and very lucky! Your life will be however you want it to be as long as you keep learning, stay focused, and trust yourself!
Answered by Mary | Aug. 27, 2021 06:43

January 2012 is metal rabbit.
Answered by Mary | Aug. 27, 2021 06:48

I’m sorry that people answered you and didn’t know what they were talking about. Those who said you are metal rabbit, good for them, they know what they’re talking about. The year of the dragon doesn’t start until February 2012. You, little rabbit, are still in the previous year of the Chinese zodiac. Even without all the zodiac fortunes you will do well in life if that is what you choose. We choose our own paths. Stay in school, study hard, and be ANYTHING you want to be!
Answered by Mary | Aug. 27, 2021 06:51

That would have been a good answer had she actually been a water dragon. She is metal rabbit. The Chinese zodiac calendar goes from February to February, not January 1 to December 31 like the American calendar
Answered by Isaac | Aug. 31, 2021 16:40

is this chinese zodiac bs? are all zodiacs bs? I mean cmon basing someones luck, personality into merely 12 types... there are 7 billion humans. All different
Answered by Simona George | Dec. 05, 2021 05:22

it's not always from February to February either. Dragon started 23rd of January in the year 2012. It wearies every year when the Chinese New Year starts.
Answered by nunya | Apr. 08, 2022 17:59

I agree with you,but i am a water dragon born in august 2012
Answered by Miyarna | Apr. 18, 2022 11:22

Same I'm 9 August 18 th 2012
Answered by Bestiez | Apr. 26, 2022 02:01

This exactly represents me. Wow
Answered by Masen | May. 09, 2022 05:23

I’m also 9 and was born November of 2012
Answered by Kaida | May. 15, 2022 21:42

No, you will not have an easy life for wealth, but yes if you listen well to class ;-;
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