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


2023 Horoscope for 2012 Water Dragon

With the increasing of age, their comprehension and concentration would be greatly improved this year. Also benefiting from their self-discipline, it’s very possible for them to make a breakthrough in study and achieve a big progress. 

But their fortune in health is not good. They may be annoyed by skin or gastrointestinal diseases. Although not serious, their mood would be affected. What’s worse, they may feel it difficult to focus in the class because of the physical discomforts. To reduce the impact, they’d better pay more attention to the daily diet. Eat irregularly and do not take in too much junk food. In addition, do exercise to enhance immune function. 

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2024 Horoscope for 2012 Water Dragon

Being one year older in 2024, they would be more independent than in 2023, yet more rebellious to their parents, so parents should adjust the methods and ways of talking to get along well with them. Young Dragons born in 2012 also intend to prove themselves and attract more attention of teachers and classmates in various ways, which would influence their study. The fact is that the most important thing for them to do at this age is study; so they’d better spend the time and efforts studying hard and achieving higher scores in exams, which would help attract the eyes of more people around naturally. To grow up healthily and strongly, they should not be picky about food and eat less candies; besides, do exercise regularly.

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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.

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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 updated on Nov. 13, 2023 by Nancy He -
Questions & Answers on 2012 Chinese Zodiac - Water Dragon
Asked by Alexandra from HARLINGEN,TEXAS | May. 03, 2023 11:54Reply
Am I a water dragon or black water dragon?
I was born in 2012,August,16
Answers (2)
Answered by Andrew | May. 04, 2023 01:41

You are a water dragon but black is your lucky color.
Answered by Juleiny | Sep. 06, 2023 00:08

You are a water dragon even though are lucky color is black and dark green
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 (27)
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 Kaida | May. 15, 2022 21:42

No, you will not have an easy life for wealth, but yes if you listen well to class ;-;
Answered by Jesmine | Aug. 06, 2022 00:18

You are a metal Rabbit.
And I was also born on August 30.
Answered by Saul | Aug. 17, 2022 00:37

I’m April 14th 2012 and water dragon
Answered by Nabila | Oct. 05, 2022 13:53

I’m a metal rabbit born march 2011
Answered by Khyati | Jan. 12, 2023 16:43

Bruh. You ain’t no dragon! You are a metal rabbit!
Answered by BLAH | Jan. 13, 2023 10:38

I’m 10 and a water snake
Answered by Angelica | Jan. 16, 2023 08:17

Don’t worry you are a dragon most likely if you were born in 2012 if not you are a rabbit born in 2011
Answered by drago | Jan. 20, 2023 07:39

yes just try very hard and boom you can do it ... im a water dragon born july 15th 2012
Answered by Ethan | Jan. 25, 2023 10:39

I am 10 years old i am the water dragon, 14th August 2012
Answered by Morgan | Feb. 04, 2023 14:15

It would be the Water dragon, and you will have a good life
Answered by faith | Mar. 20, 2023 17:12

Im born at same day :o
Answered by Alexandra | May. 03, 2023 11:51

I’m 10 and water dragon 🐉
Answered by Ryder | May. 18, 2023 10:13

I think your a water dragon like me because you were born in 2012 right
Answered by Ryder | May. 18, 2023 10:21

I am also 10 and a water dragon but I was born on the 4th of July.
Answered by Nathan | Jun. 18, 2023 16:39

Bro I’m 2012 July 14 😮
Answered by Juleiny | Sep. 06, 2023 00:05

I am definitely a water dragon I'm born in September 9 2012
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