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
People with Tiger sign of Chinese zodiac are lucky enough to continue their good fortune from the Year of Dog to the Year of Pig. Not only will they gain large wealth but also they are likely to be promoted in career. 2019 is a lucky year to invest on real estate, catering industry and aquaculture. Since they are popular among friends, they are also likely to find their soul mates. One thing that needs reminding is that they should not judge others blindly and avoid visiting humid places. In 2020, they would have a pretty good fortune in 2020. There may have several golden chances to develop their career and wealth. They should care more about their marriage and keep a good relationship with husbands or wives. 
Tiger Luck in 2019
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 Nov. 03, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Tiger
Asked by Sherab Wangmo from BHUTAN | Nov. 01, 2019 10:04Reply
I am a tiger born in 2nd of oct 1998.
When I asked in the beginning of 2019 it said that I will meet my true love in 2019 but I still havent met anyone interested in me in 2019. People just find me when they need something. Will i still be single on 2020? Guys find it difficult to flirt with me.
Answers (1)
Answered by A friend from USA | Nov. 03, 2019 21:52

Maybe Your true love isn’t a person but to find true love in art , nature or your self because no one can truly love you until you love yourself
Asked by Gean from USA | Oct. 29, 2019 20:46Reply
Hello, my lunar birthday is September 2, 1986, female.
Should I take a chance to apply for a new job in 2019 or wait until 2020? What months are recommended that I apply?
Answers (1)
Answered by Indie from GERMANY | Oct. 30, 2019 20:03

You are advised to apply for a new job in early 2020. The prediction shows that there would have several chances at that time. January, February, April and June will be your lucky months.
Asked by Simarjeet kaur from INDIA | Oct. 18, 2019 09:44Reply
Want to know about job and marriage??
I am born on 22 November 1998 .i want to know which job i will do and when i will get marriage? Will i get love or arrange marriage? Will i get settled in foreign country?
Answers (1)
Answered by Camilla from FINLAND | Oct. 20, 2019 20:13

You are suggested to find a job that related to your familiar fields. In this way, you will be easily to get some successes. In addition, it is predicted that you can get love marriage. 2020 will be a lucky time for you to find a soul mate.
Asked by Simar from INDIA | Oct. 17, 2019 07:50Reply
I am born on 22 nov. 1998.i want to know about my career and job??
Answers (3)
Answered by Day from NETHERLANDS | Oct. 17, 2019 20:46

You are born with Chinese zodiac Tiger sign. Generally speaking, there won't have many ups and downs. However, you should care more about your interpersonal relationships based on the zodiac prediction. It is suggested to keep modest attitude towards people around. In addition, making full use of time to improve personal abilities. Good luck!
Answered by Simar from INDIA | Oct. 18, 2019 09:48

Which type of job i will get?? Will i worked in government sector or private sector?? Will i settle in abroad??
Answered by Day | Oct. 20, 2019 19:47

It said that you would have a chance to settle in abroad. In addition, both worked in government sector or private sectors are also possible. You can follow your heart.
Asked by chloe hoo from 英国 | Oct. 16, 2019 11:37Reply
Relationship and Love
I recently met someone who is born on sep 28 1994 who is a libra dog man and im born on nov 27 1998 as a female Sagittarius tiger woman , i wanted to know the chances of us being together in a relationship. What ca you say about if i wanted to get into a relationship with a libra dog man.
Are there any connections between us or anything else that would bring us together into a relationship?
Answers (1)
Answered by Auburn from POLAND | Oct. 16, 2019 23:27

The prediction indicates that your love compatibility index would be high. Common gentle and considerate personalities always make your love relationship sweet. You have an enviable born tacit agreement.
Ask a Question
Question Summary (100 characters)
Details (optional) (2,000 characters)