Year of the Dragon

China Zodiac Animal - Dragon

Dragon is the fifth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Dragon include 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024...

The Dragon enjoys a very high reputation in Chinese culture. Chinese people regard themselves as descendents of the dragon. In ancient China, this imaginary creature was thought to speed across the sky with divine power. It is the token of authority, dignity, honor, success, luck, and capacity. Emperors entitled themselves exclusively as 'dragon'.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Chen
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Tu (Earth)
Yin Yang: Yang

Years of the Dragon

Dragon Year Start End
1928 Feb.23,1928 Feb.9,1929
1940 Feb.9,1940 Jan.26,1941
1952 Jan.27,1952 Feb.13,1953
1964 Feb.13,1964 Feb.1,1965
1976 Jan.31,1976 Feb.17,1977
1988 Feb.17,1988 Feb.5,1989
2000 Feb.5,2000 Jan.23,2001
2012 Jan.23,2012 Feb.9,2013
2024 Feb.10,2024 Jan.25,2025
2036 Jan.28,2036 Feb.14,2037

Lucky Signs for People Born in Dragon Year:

Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 6
Lucky Colors: gold, silver, hoary
Lucky Flowers: bleeding heart vine, larkspur, hyacinth
Lucky Directions: west, north, northwest

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Dragon Lucky Flowers and Directions of Dragon
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 9, 8, 3
  • Unlucky Colors: red, green, purple, black
  • Unlucky Direction: southeast

People with Chinese zodiac Dragon sign are usually a group of people who are lively, intellectual and excitable. They can clearly tell right from wrong. They are upright and frank. However, they are also a bit arrogant and impatient. Female Dragons tend to be overly confident. They hate hypocrisy, gossip and slander. They are not afraid of difficulties but hate to be used or controlled by others.
  • Best Matches: Rooster, Rat, Monkey
    They are born to be a couple, and they can build a good and happy family. Dragons give a lot of support and guidance to Roosters and Rats, and they get tenderness and care in return. Sharing similar interests and hobbies, they can be best partners in travel.
  • Bad Matches: Ox, Sheep, Dog
    Quarrels and conflicts take turns to show up in their life, and they even become enemy at last. The reason for their split is that they cannot tolerant each other’s flaws and they always put themselves in the first.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
  • Best Jobs: quality inspectors, cashier, financier, pharmacist, electrician, politician and priest ...
  • Best Working Partners: Rat, Monkey, Rooster
  • Best Age to Start a Business: 25-45
  • Best Career Fields: Bar, Hardware Store and Watch Shop
  • See more about Best Business and Career Fields for Dargon
Compared with 2019, the overall fortune of 2020 for people with Chinese zodiac Dragon is optimistic. The work performance is going ups and downs but it is still on the rise while the amount of wealth is also rising along with the career line. Marketing scheming activities can bring them the most financial benefits. They are likely to come across an approachable and intelligent partner. Developing a good diet habit can keep them away from gastrointestinal problems; watch out for unexpected injuries. 
Dragon Luck in 2020
Their personality differs according to western astrological signs, like courageous Aries, sensitive Taurus, novelty Gemini, curious Cancer, selfless Leo, determined Virgo, aggressive Libra, ambitious Scorpio, modest Sagittarius, considerate Capricorn, humorous Aquarius and tolerant Pisces.
  • Blood Type O: They are talkative and confident, and are good at leadership. With strong willpower, they will endeavor to realize their dreams. Sometimes, stubbornness will cause their failures.
  • Blood Type A: Upright, delicate and sensitive, they are strict with themselves and people around them. They are ambitious in politics, economy and art, but passive in relationships.
  • Blood Type B: They are imaginative and creative, and they are always the people who put forward ideas. In addition, their style of humor can make people feel relaxed.
  • Blood Type AB: They have a strong sense of principle, responsibility and justice, so they can always finish tasks perfectly. They are also generous in helping people in need, and keep a positive attitude towards life and work.

Dragon people show distinct characteristics due to their different years of birth with affect from the traditional Chinese Five Elements.

Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Dragon 1904, 1964 Introverted, taciturn, very talented but not fond of the limelight.
Fire Dragon 1916, 1976 Smooth and slick, good at seizing opportunities, easy to get success.
Earth Dragon 1928, 1988 Aggressive, smart and hardworking, but tend to give up halfway.
Metal Dragon 1940, 2000 Frank and sincere, moody, having creative ideas but lacking practice.
Water Dragon 1952, 2012 FFar-sighted, with strong willpower and persistence.

Dragon Zodiac Eminent Personalities

Sigmund Freud, Joan of Arc, Bruce Lee, Martin Luther King, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Pearl Buck, Theodore Seuss Geisel, Bernard Shaw, Pat Schroeder, Florence Nightingale, Robin Williams, John Lennon, Nicholas Cage, Mae West, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, Russell Crowe, Keri Russell, Freddie Prinze Jr., Melissa Joan Hart, Salvador Dali, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, Vanessa Hudgens, Michael Cera, Rupert Grint, Brooke Hogan, Calista Flockhart, Haley Joel Osment, Alexa Vega, JC Chasez, Liam Neeson, Rumer Willis, Ronaldo Luiz Nazario De Lima, Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang of China’s Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), Deng Xiaoping
- Last modified on Dec. 31, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Dragon
Asked by Robert Grant from CANADA | Jan. 19, 2020 21:58Reply
I was born April 27 1964 and my partner she was born January 27 1973.. Are
Are we a good match?
Asked by Tina Louise Tung from CA | Dec. 25, 2019 06:58Reply
I am a wooden dragon born july 26 1964 and interested in a man born oct 22 1969
neither of us have ever married but have children with past partners, is this a relationship to persue
Answers (1)
Answered by Lila from GERMANY | Dec. 31, 2019 00:57

Oh, it will work. According to the prediction, you can become a good match. If you have feelings on him, it is worth to persue.
Asked by Tina from AUSTRALIA | Dec. 11, 2019 05:23Reply
Would you please tell me my future love life & wealth in 2020?
I was born on 30 July 1976.
Has separated from my husband.
I have 3 kids

I’m looking for some business or career to start.
What kind of business or career is good for me?

And there is a man who seems interested on me. He is much younger than me. He was born on 30 January 1985.
Will he be the right partner for me?
Will we get married and live a happy life?

Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Miku from CHINA | Dec. 13, 2019 12:22

You will have a good life with him, if you are aware of what you want,love yourself first.
Asked by Pritika negi from UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Nov. 27, 2019 02:05Reply
can you tell me my future for wealth, marriage and success.i am female ,july 20, 1988?
hiiii!! My birthday is July 20, 1988, based in North India, born at 10:30 am, female.. Can you please tell me my fortune for wealth, love and success for upcoming days2020?? I have been a tough year,I have been trying to get a job for 9 months but no success. can you please tell me about my good days and successes. Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Doris from CANADA | Nov. 27, 2019 21:50

You should keep the positive attitude towards the current situation. According to the Chinese zodiac prediction, you will have some luck in career in 2020. January to April 2020 will be the auspicious time for you.
Asked by Mimers from USA | Nov. 12, 2019 16:03Reply
Hi! My birthday is July 18, 1988 based in California born at 17:54pm, female.
Can you please tell me my fortune for love and wealth for 2020? Been having a tough year, so hopefully next year would be better to start maybe a small business and an improvement in my love life. Thank you!
Answers (2)
Answered by Christian from USA | Nov. 12, 2019 22:12

Mimers, hi, the good news is that your wealth and love relationship will become better in 2020. You can try to invest some money on low risked fields. In this way, you may get some extra money. In addition, you can join in more social activities on weekends, which can help you find true love easily. Good luck!
Answered by Mimers from USA | Nov. 12, 2019 22:23

Thank you for the good news, looking forward to the new year.
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