Year of the Snake

China Zodiac Animal - Snake Snake is the sixth in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac sign. The years of the Snake include 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025, 2037...

Snake carries the meanings of malevolence, cattiness, mystery, as well as acumen and divination. In most cases, this animal is considered evil and the elongated legless body always scares people. However, in ancient Chinese traditions, the snake once presented a venerated image and it is one of the earliest totems of Chinese nations. Chinese mother goddess Nüwa who said to have created humanity has the body of a snake and the head of a human. The Chinese dragon also has a snake body. Today, in some places in China, people still believe that a snake found in their courtyard can bring good luck.

People born in the Year of the Snake are considered rational, calm, thoughtful, and loyal to the loved ones.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Si
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Huo (Fire)
Yin Yang: Yin

Years of the Snake
Are you still confused about if you are with the Chinese zodiac Snake sign?

As all the Chinese zodiac signs are based on the lunar calendar, you can check the following chart to get the result quickly or just type your birthdates into the “Find Your Chinese Zodiac”.
Snake Year Start End Element
1929 Feb.10,1929 Jan.29,1930 Earth
1941 Jan.27,1941 Feb.14,1942 Metal
1953 Feb.14,1953 Feb.2,1954 Water
1965 Feb.2,1965 Jan.20,1966 Wood
1977 Feb.18,1977 Feb.6,1978 Fire
1989 Feb.6,1989 Jan.26,1990 Earth
2001 Jan.24,2001 Feb.11,2002 Metal
2013 Feb.10,2013 Jan.30,2014 Water
2025 Jan.29,2025 Feb.16,2026 Wood
2037 Feb.15,2037 Feb.3,2038 Fire
Lucky Signs for People Born in Snake Year
Lucky Numbers and Colors of Snake Lucky Flowers and Directions of Snake

Lucky Things for Snakes:

Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, 9 Lucky Colors: red, light yellow, black Lucky Flowers: orchid, cactus Lucky Directions: northeast, southwest, south

Things Should be Avoided:

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7 Unlucky Colors: white, gold, brown Unlucky Direction: northwest
Personality: Snakes are calm, wise, observant, mysterious, and think deeply

People born in the years of the Snake easily attract others for the mysterious character and graceful behaviors. They are calm and thorough and can always carry out a plan from the beginning to the end. Once in dilemma, the Snake can be someone who leads people to get out of the woods. They also have a strong sense of responsibility and have a clear goal, which helps them to reach a peak in their career.

The Snakes are typical deep thinkers who are perceptive and skeptical about everything. In the love aspect, the Snakes are devoted lovers who will not fall in love with someone else. 
  • Strengths: Calm, talented, modest, perceptive, intelligent and have a lot of inspirations.
  • Weaknesses: Indifferent, skeptical, possessive, and obstinate
  • Snake Men: Most of the Snake men have a keen eye in career and are good at capturing all kinds of opportunities to show the talent. Some of them just do business from scratch but they can get some progress in a short time. They are also serious and devoted in a love relationship, and cannot tolerant any betrayal behavior.
  • Snake Women: Snake women are graceful and kind-hearted. They love life and have broad interests and hobbies, especially in appreciating classical art works and traveling. They were born with an intelligent mind and well take advantage of the resources to create strong relationships with others.
  • Personality by Five Elements: Which Type of 'Snake' Are You?
    According to different years of the Snake, the Snakes are classified into 5 types: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. The eternal Five Elements comprise everything in traditional Chinese culture and will also affect the characteristic traits. See more on the chart below.
Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Snake 1905, 1965 Precise, cool-headed, creative, and having logical thinking.
Fire Snake 1917, 1977 Intelligent, insightful, quick-minded, good at socializing, and irritable.
Earth Snake 1929, 1989 Quick-witted, helpful and loyal to friends, over caring about others’ opinions.
Metal Snake 1941, 2001 With strong willpower, courage, and excellent qualities of leadership, but a bit overconfident.
Water Snake 1953, 2013 Active, smart, thorough, with artistic talent and high self-esteem.

  • Sbake’s Personality by Blood Types
    • Blood Type O: Although with a courteous and considerate manner, the Snake people with blood type O have a strong personality. They have a high-esteem and often seek to prevail over others. However, this may cause difficulty in finding true friends.
    • Blood Type A: The Snakes with blood type A are upright, brave, and with great patience. At work, they are determined and hardworking, daring to say what others dare not say and putting forward some new ideas, so that they can easily get promoted.
    • Blood Type B: They are humorous and eloquent, enjoying great popularity among people. Another typical personality of this kind of Snakes is independence. They are not willing to bring any trouble to others and would like to fight alone.
    • Blood Type AB: As a typical rationalist, they are seldom emotional or impulsive. Instead, they are practical and realistic, having a clear plan about the future life. They don’t like to show emotions or interfere others’ lives, but can easily handle the relationship in the workplace.
Love Compatibility of the Snake
Find out your most compatible soulmate through the “Chinese Zodiac Compatibility Test” tool. It is easily used and you just need to type the names and birthdates of you and your partner.
  • Best Matches: Dragon, Rooster
    The Snake and the Dragon share the same values. As family-oriented people, they prefer to spend more time to accompany families and give a loving and cozy family life to each other. The Snake and the Rooster are complementary to each other. The Snake is good at thinking while the Rooster is excellent at implementing ideas into practice.
  • Bad Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Snake, Sheep, Pig
    For the Snake, these four zodiac signs are not good matches because they may have mutual restrictions in the fortune, causing the result that it is hard for them to understand each other and there will be more conflicts.
    Snake's Compatibility with 12 Zodiac Animals
  • How to Get along with Snakes

Generally, the Snakes have broad interests and they also love making friends, so people who have common hobbies with them are more likely to attract them. Though looking mysterious, cool and independent, the Snakes enjoy the company of the partner and they wish to build a relationship with people who are enthusiastic about life. What’s more, the Snakes are devoted in a relationship, and thus any betrayal is unforgivable.

Jobs & Careers for Snakes
  • Best Jobs: Artist, politician, teacher, painter, psychologist, public relations office…
The Snakes have their own way to choose jobs and seldom care about others’ opinions. Compared to other zodiacs, they prefer the work that needs logical thinking to the boring jobs which need to repeat, so they are glad to challenge to become a politician. The born aesthetic and sensitive personality enables them to become excellent artists or painters while they also show their talents in the entertainment industry to be a TV show host. Besides, their insights can be helpful if they want to be a psychologist or a public relations officer.
Health & Fitness Advice
Generally speaking, the health of the Snakes is greatly influenced by the heredity, and thus their health is decided by their parents’ health. However, they can build a strong body through regular exercises. Another point should be noted is that most of the Snakes are typical picky eaters. They only eat what they want and refuse some healthy food. What’s more, they love unhealthy fast food and snacks, which along with the long time picky eating behaviors may cause a lack of nutrition and bring some digesting diseases like gastritis.

The Snakes should be more careful about their diets and if they have any difficulty in that, consult doctors as soon as possible. Also, take exercise regularly and learn to release from the heavy work.
Snake's Fortune in 2022
This is a year full of challenges for people born in the year of the Snake. The most important thing for them is to keep calm and rational, instead of impulsive. Under the premise and depending on their flexible and smart personalities, they can reverse the bad situation, or at least make the situation within control. 
Snake Luck in 2022
  • Career:Although there are obstacles and competitions ahead, there are possibilities for Snakes to get appreciation from bosses. A few of them may be promoted. Even if not, they are likely to find more ways to improve themselves and make efforts for next chance. Businessmen may break through the bottleneck and expand their market, after passing through lots of thorns. 
  • Wealth: Office workers may get higher salary because of the change of position in workplace. They may also earn extra income after obtaining qualification certificate. In consideration of these, it’s not difficult for them to accumulate a few for emergencies. Businessmen need to obey the laws and follow the policies of the government closely to make some profits. 
  • Relationships: It’s a challenging year for married Snakes. They’d better keep a distance from opposite sexes to avoid suspicions from their partners, or even worse, inharmonious atmosphere of the family. Single females may meet their Mr. Right and establish a love relationship; but the fortune in this aspect for single males is poor. 
  • Education: This year, they may be good at understanding new knowledge but the memory may not be poor, resulting in that the new knowledge cannot be remembered well. The only solution is to spend more time memorizing what they have learnt. In other words, it’s a year requiring students with Snake sign of Chinese zodiac to make hard efforts.
  • Health: This year, they are advised to be cautious of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. In addition, do not go to dense forests, where their 2022 horoscope says “inauspicious”. Keep a calm and good mood, which may be the best doctor for them. 
Famous People: Snake Zodiac Eminent Personalities
John F. Kennedy (35th US President): May 29, 1917, Fire Snake
Robert Downey Jr (Actor of Iron Man): April 4, 1965, Wood Snake
J. K. Rowling (Author of Harry Potter): July 31, 1965, Wood Snake
Taylor Swift (Singer-Songwriter): December 13, 1989, Earth Snake
Billie Eilish (Singer-Songwriter): December 18, 2001, Metal Snake
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- Last updated on Nov. 17, 2022 by Brenda Lian -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Snake
Asked by Mystery from PHILIPPINES | Jul. 21, 2021 23:51Reply
will i be lucky in july 27 2021
im a scorpio snake 2001 november 19
Answers (4)
Answered by Wendy from CANADA | Jul. 26, 2021 19:19

Yes, it will be a good day for you.
Answered by Sarah | Jun. 28, 2022 22:17

I'm a Scorpio snake as well. But Im a1989 snake
Answered by Leona | Nov. 08, 2022 12:30

same here October 24, 1989 (F)
Answered by Gus Fring | Nov. 10, 2022 09:23

Yes you will your cock will increase exponentially much like the great serpent. Finally you will be able to please Walter Hartwell White and his entire family.
Asked by sk from SRI LANKA | Jun. 02, 2021 23:16Reply
to know about my education progress
I am a metal snake. birthday is 2001/03/17. I have to sit for my exams in this year and results will tell whether I can or not enter university. I want to be a doctor. so I want to know that can I fulfill my dreams? and also can you tell me about my future?
Answers (1)
Answered by Janice | Jun. 06, 2021 23:29

Based on the prediction, you would have a high possibility to enter university. If you can make full use of your intelligence, then you would gain the successes and to be a doctor. Good luck!
Asked by Jenny from UNITED STATES | May. 16, 2021 07:07Reply
I've been struggling with relationship with my son. And love life.
My name is jenny saechao, my birthday is april28 1989. My son and I he wants me to leave him alone. What will it take for, or how long will it be until I be apart of his life again.
And my current relationship.. will we prosper.. can we prosper?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jackson | May. 16, 2021 23:09

You should keep the positive attitude. Both of you need to have enough understanding and communication. You need try to understand his true feelings.
Asked by Gem from USA | Feb. 15, 2021 11:37Reply
New Career?

I am working at a real estate company. I've been there for 5 years. I am burn out from work and want to leave for other opportunities. Is there a good year? What opportunities will await me?

Snake - 1989
Answers (2)
Answered by Gregory | Feb. 21, 2021 17:54

It will be ok for you to change a job based on the prediction. There would have several golden chances. You should change into a new work environment.
Answered by Ghostshadow | Aug. 08, 2022 05:47

Your star sign is strong, it is what you want to make of it, just have more confidence, believe in your ability, trust in yourself and I Guarantee you be successful, just make sure you pick a career that you injoy, and find the job, before leaving this old job that you are not filling.
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