Year of the Ox

China Zodiac Animal - Ox

Ox is the second in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. Years of the Ox include 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033...

Oxen used to be capable farming tools in agricultural society, which attach to the symbol of diligence, persistence and honesty. People born in the Year of Ox are probably tardy in action, but industrious and cautious. Most of them are conservative and hold their faith firmly.

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

Years of Chinese Zodiac Ox

Ox Year Start End
1925 Jan.24,1925 Feb.12,1926
1937 Feb.11,1937 Jan.30,1938
1949 Jan.29,1949 Feb.16,1950
1961 Feb.15,1961 Feb.4,1962
1973 Feb.3,1973 Jan.22,1974
1985 Feb.20,1985 Feb.8,1986
1997 Feb.7,1997 Jan.27,1998
2009 Jan.26,2009 Feb.13,2010
2021 Feb.11,2021 Jan.31,2022
2033 Jan.31,2033 Jan.18,2034

Lucky Signs for People Born in Ox Year:

Lucky Numbers: 1, 9
Lucky Colors: red, blue, purple
Lucky Flowers: tulip, evergreen, peach blossom
Lucky Directions: southeast, south and north

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Ox Lucky Flowers and Directions of Ox
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 3, 4
  • Unlucky Colors: white, green
  • Unlucky Direction: northwest

Ranking second in Chinese zodiacal signs, the Ox is huge. People often use it to indicate something big in size or number. People born in the Year of Ox bear persistent, simple, honest, and straightforward characteristics. They are talent leaders with strong faith, and strong devotion to work. They are contemplative before taking actions, not easily affected by the surroundings but just follow their concept and ability. Being conservative with a lack of wit in speaking, they usually look silent and sometimes stubborn in their old ways.
 
 
  • Best Matches: Rat, Snake, Rooster
    They are quite compatible, deeply attracted by each other. They are both responsible, willing to share the family duty. Besides, loyalty and faith are the key factors to their happy marriage.
  • Bad Matches: Tiger, Dragon, Horse, Sheep
    They will stick on their own opinions and ideas, and they both can hardly give in. They don’t get used to forgiveness, and squabbles lead to their relationship reaction.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
  • Best Jobs: Lawyer, doctor, teacher, technician, politician, office clerk, consultant...
  • Best Working Partners: Rat, Rooster, Snake
  • Best Age to Start a Business: 30 - 40
  • Best Career Field: Building Material Field
  • See more about Best Business and Career Fields for Ox
For people with Ox sign of Chinese zodiac, their fortune will meet a rising tendency in the Year of Pig compared with the previous year. They are easy to gain some achievements and accumulate much fortune though they may be exhausted sometimes. Investing in aquaculture or catering industry is a good choice for them. If taking the initiative, they will also have a happy end in love. Try not to have quarrels with others and keep an eye to their eyes and hearts. In 2020, the situations in almost every aspect would change into a better stage for people with Ox sign of Chinese zodiac. They will have chances to earn extra money from low risked investments. Making full use of their personal abilities, they will find several chances to get a promotion.
Ox Luck in 2019
Kind-hearted Aries, persistent Taurus, prudent Gemini, self-disciplined Cancer, dominant Leo, conservative Virgo, respectable Libra, passionate Scorpio, energetic Sagittarius, hesitant Capricorn, humorous Aquarius, sensitive Pisces…
  • Blood Type O: They are bright and frank, which makes them to be reliable partners. Uprightness and kindness make them popular.
  • Blood Type A: They are cautious and careful in work, and they can be good advisors.
  • Blood Type B: They are highly-esteemed, and they are always the one that come up with novelty ideas in a group.
  • Blood Type AB: They are strong-minded, and will not easily be defeated by any difficulties.

Chinese zodiac is closely related to the Five Elements. Ox people born in different years have different elements, thus corresponding personality and destiny.

Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Ox 1925, 1985 Brave, selfless, upright and outspoken.
Fire Ox 1937, 1997 Clever but lacking one’s own judgement, short-sighted, narrow-minded.
Earth Ox 1949, 2009 Smart, confident and resolute; hard to have high opinion of others.
Metal Ox 1961, 2021 Busy and active, with good interpersonal relations.
Water Ox 1913, 1973 Hardworking and diligent, holding a strong feeling for justice.

Ox Zodiac Eminent Personalities

Napoleon Bonaparte, Barack Obama, Richard Nixon, Vincent Van Gogh, Walt Disney, Heinz Christian Andersen, Rosa Parks, Charlie Chaplin, Vivien Leigh, Meg Ryan, George Clooney, Neve Campbell, Tori Spelling, Zac Hanson, Jack Nicholson, Kate Beckinsale, Clark Gable, Richard Burton, Paul Newman, Wayne Gretzky, Anthony Hopkins, Lily Allen, Eva Amurri, Ciara, Kiera Knightley, Ashley Tisdale, Haylie Duff, Cristiano Ronaldo, Vincent Thomas Lombardi, Li Bai (a famous Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty 618 - 907), Liu Bei (King of Shu in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 - 280)
- Last modified on Aug. 30, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Ox
Asked by Guest14 from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 11, 2019 15:55Reply
Dog man - April 1982 in love with Pig woman - Nov 1983
Marriage long term are success and strong in love?
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Answered by Adi from NEW ZEALAND | Sep. 12, 2019 01:46
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Don't worry. The prediction shows that you have the same notions and goals. The combination will give more space to your career development. :)
Asked by Marie Sarah Jan from AUSTRALIA | Aug. 23, 2019 13:25Reply
I would like to know if i will succeed buying a house this year
I am an ox born in May 1985 i would like to know if i will succeed buying a house this year and find true love
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Answered by Claire from UNITED KINGDOM | Aug. 30, 2019 00:10
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Generally speaking, your wealth condition will be stable this year. Thus it will be ok for you to buy a house. In addition, your luck in love will be good in September and November. You are suggested to catch the golden chances timely. Good luck!
Asked by Radarat Suebwongpat from GERMANY | Jul. 26, 2019 00:18Reply
Unlucky in romance
Hi, I’ve been pretty unlucky when it comes to romance in the last years.
I’m curious to know my romance horoscope for the rest of 2019.
DOB: 16.05.1985
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Answered by Faithe from DENMARK | Aug. 01, 2019 22:40
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The prediction shows that September and November are lucky time for you. There will have several golden chances for you to meet the right person. You should wait patiently.
Asked by TAI CHIN SHEK from MALAYSIA | Jun. 28, 2019 06:56Reply
I’m ox born in 23 October 1985, I currently work in company selling beverages and Dairies product.
I received offer to work in a company who sells beer and another company selling food and household product .. which is a better choice for me
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Answered by Carter from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 01, 2019 02:16
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Hi, it is suggested to choose the job according to your interests. Actually, you have strong abilities and welcomed personalities. You will finally get some successes. Good luck!
Asked by A. Planchard from UNITED STATES | May. 27, 2019 02:23Reply
Future relationship
I am a August 1969 Rooster & in love with a April 1982 Dog, we have similar personalities & desires, both of us want the same thing in a relationship. Same strong faith in God, both of us feel with our hearts & been through similar circumstances in our lives. Can there be a future relationship with him?
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Answered by Arie from AUSTRALIA | May. 27, 2019 23:26
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Yes, the prediction shows that you two will obtain a sweet love relationship and harmonious marriage life. Although there may have several divergences in daily life, you two can also solve them together.
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