Year of the Tiger

China Zodiac Animal - Tiger

Tiger is the third in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Tiger include 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034...

Tigers, considered to be brave, cruel, forceful, stately and terrifying, are the symbol of power and lordliness. In ancient times, people usually compared emperors or grandees with the tiger. Court officials often said that 'accompanying the emperor is just like being at the side of a tiger'. There are also many legends about this animal.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Yin
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Mu (Wood)
Yin Yang: Yang

Years of the Tiger

Tiger Year Start End
1926 Feb.13,1926 Feb.1,1927
1938 Jan.31,1938 Feb.18,1939
1950 Feb.17,1950 Feb.5,1951
1962 Feb.5,1962 Jan.24,1963
1974 Jan.23,1974 Feb.10,1975
1986 Feb.9,1986 Jan.28,1987
1998 Jan.28,1998 Feb.15,1999
2010 Feb.14,2010 Feb.2,2011
2022 Feb.1,2022 Jan.21,2023
2034 Jan.19,2034 Feb.7,2035

Lucky Signs for people born in Tiger Year:

Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Lucky Colors: grey, blue, white, orange
Lucky Flowers: cineraria, anthurium
Lucky Directions: south, east, southeast

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Tiger Lucky Flowers and Directions of Tiger
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8
  • Unlucky Colors: gold, silver, brown, black
  • Unlucky Direction: northwest

In most cases, people with Chinese zodiac sign 'Tiger' are powerful, independent, confident and brave. They have strong sense of errantry, being frank and easy to win others' trust. In their middle age, their fate may be uneven, but after hardships, they will enjoy a bright prospect. While they are also likely to be dogmatic, and like showing off when accomplishing something.
  • Best Matches: Dragon, Horse, Pig
    They can encourage and help each other, and they can be the best lovers as well as rivals. They are all ambitious and share the same value in life and money. The couple can lead a harmonious life.
  • Bad Matches: Ox, Tiger, Snake, Monkey
    They are both aggressive, and seldom make compromise, so the relationship will be nipped in the bud. If getting married, financial problems would result in their breakup.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
  • Best Jobs: Economist, politician, adventurer, management officer...
  • Best Working Partners: Pig, Horse and Dog
  • Best Age to Start a Business: 35 - 50
  • Best Career Field: Catering Industry, Outdoor Sports Facilities Field
  • See more about Best Business and Career Fields for Tiger
In 2020, people born in the years of Tiger will get good opportunities in career that they may have a promotion or finish their job successfully. They will also get help from their mothers’ side. They may get a little problems in their love and relationship, so take care of the lovers. They’d better protect wealth or other important things at home to avoid from being stolen. For Tiger kids, they should not touch cats and dogs.
Tiger Luck in 2020
Personality of people born in the Year of Tiger differs according to western astrological signs, like serious Aries, practical Taurus, impulsive Gemini, shrewd Cancer, arrogant Leo, responsible Virgo, realistic Libra, aggressive Scorpio, naive Sagittarius, powerful Capricorn, unstrained Aquarius and generous Pisces.
  • Blood Type O: They are outgoing and considerate, always keeping a sober mind. They will not easily give in when meeting difficulties but confront them bravely.
  • Blood Type A: Stable, obedient, they can always arrange their life in good order. They pursue high quality of life, and they would like to impress people with a decent and noble image.
  • Blood Type B: They are straightforward, awkward in speaking. They seek freedom always, and they are persistent to realize their dreams.
  • Blood Type AB: Careful and cautious, they seldom make mistakes in work. They are tenderer than other people in this zodiac sign. Positive and humorous, they have many reliable friends.

Different years are attached with different elements. See what kind of Tigers you are and find your personal description and fortune.

Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Tiger 1914, 1974 Self-righteous and rejecting others' command; willing to help the weak.
Fire Tiger 1926, 1986 Talented with willpower, always suiting the action to the word.
Earth Tiger 1938, 1998 Proud and arrogant, alive with ambition, rich in enterprising spirit.
Metal Tiger 1950, 2010 Peaceful, caring much for family, considerate but sparing in speech.
Water Tiger 1962, 2022 Curious with high learning ability; possible high artistic attainments.

Tiger Zodiac Eminent Personalities

Ludwig van Beethoven, Marco Polo, Karl Marx, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Emmy Rossum, Jodie Foster, Alyson Hannigan, Ryan Phillippe, Mary Kate Olson, Ashley Olson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg, Garth Brooks, Robert Pattinson, Penn Badgley, Penelope Cruz, Mischa Barton, Drake Bell, Judy Blume, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Isadora Duncan, Beatrix Potter, Emperor Qin Shi Huang, Sun Yat-sen, Zhang Yimou
- Last modified on May. 14, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Tiger
Asked by sasz from INDIA | Jul. 05, 2020 05:00Reply
2 october 1986 time 1.05 mumbai india
how will be my health and love life, any new connection will happen
Answers (1)
Answered by Arianna from CANADA | Jul. 05, 2020 20:18

It is predicted that you can earn some extra money from low-risked investments. You should save some money in daily life at the same time. About love life, if you can join in more social activities on weekends, then you would find soul mate much easier. Good luck!
Asked by Chloe Hoo from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 04, 2020 23:43Reply
My sister dob is 1981 14th September
Mine is 27th Nov 1998

Would I be able to have a good relationship with her?
Answers (1)
Answered by Vivian from CANADA | May. 06, 2020 01:24

Hi, Chloe, it is predicted that you two can get along with each other very well.
Asked by Phoebs from USA | Apr. 25, 2020 20:06Reply
Tiger man (1974) & tiger woman (1986)
Will this love last? Three year relationship not doing too well at the moment. Many ups and downs. Can it last? How can we make it work?
Answers (2)
Answered by Adela from CANADA | Apr. 27, 2020 00:32

The prediction indicates that you would have a large chance to stay in a harmonious relationship. Both of you need to show more understanding and have enough communications in daily life. When meeting difficulties, you two need to solve them together.
Answered by Phoebs from USA | May. 14, 2020 22:13

Thank you, Adela. How can one of these tigers get more guidance? :-)
Asked by Huong Ngoc from USA | Apr. 19, 2020 09:32Reply
Will a lady tiger and ox man marriage get better ?
I am a female wood tiger & been married to a water ox man for over 5.5 years already . Will our life last / get along more ?what can we do ? Thanks.
Answers (1)
Answered by Maya from GERMANY | Apr. 19, 2020 23:41

It is predicted that your marriage life would be stable in 2020. In daily life, both of you should pay more patience and understanding to each other. Having more communications is a nice way to improve the relationship.
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