Year of the Rabbit

China Zodiac Animal - Rabbit

Rabbit is the fourth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Rabbit include 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023...

For Chinese people, the rabbit is a tame creature representing hope for a long time. It is tender and lovely. The moon goddess Chang'e in Chinese legend had a rabbit as her pet, which stimulated the thought that only this creature was amiable enough to match her noble beauty. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are not aggressive but approachable. They have a decent, noble and elegant manner.

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

Years of the Rabbit

Rabbit Year Start End
1927 Feb.2,1927 Jan.22,1928
1939 Feb.19,1939 Feb.8,1940
1951 Feb.6,1951 Jan.26,1952
1963 Jan.25,1963 Feb.12,1964
1975 Feb.11,1975 Jan.30,1976
1987 Jan.29,1987 Feb.16,1988
1999 Feb.16,1999 Feb.4,2000
2011 Feb.3,2011 Jan.22,2012
2023 Jan.22,2023 Feb.9,2024
2035 Feb.8,2035 Jan.27,2036

Lucky Signs for People Born in Rabbit Year:

Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9
Lucky Colors: red, blue, pink, purple
Lucky Flowers: snapdragon, plantain lily, nerve plant
Lucky Directions: east, southeast, south

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Rabbit Lucky Flowers and Directions of Rabbit
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8
  • Unlucky Colors: dark brown, dark yellow, white
  • Unlucky Direction: northwest

People with Chinese zodiac Rabbit sign usually impress others with an image of tenderness, grace and sensitive. They are romantic in relationship, having a high demand in life quality. They avoid arguing with others, and have a capability of converting an enemy into a friend. They are homebody and hospitable, and like house fitting-up. They can work with speed and efficiency, do not insist and get angry easily. But they also like hesitating, which makes them lose many chances.
 
  • Best Matches: Sheep, Monkey, Dog, Pig
    They are romantic in love and adventurous in life. They know how to make compromises to make their relationship lasting and fresh. Living together, they can become more tolerant and considerate, and life will be sweet and happy.
  • Bad Matches: Snake, Rooster
    Their relationship cannot be everlasting, for they will suffer from a series of disagreement and conflicts. They both feel suppressed in marriage life.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
Compared with last year, people born in the Year of Rabbit keep on having a pleasant luck in nearly all aspects. They will make a good fortune for wise investments on real estate and aquaculture, get promotion with the care of important persons and earn extra money from the inheritance of the senior. Besides, they are likely to meet their true love if taking the initiative and joining more social activities. As for health, they are reminded not to visit humid places in case of getting rheumatism.
Rabbit Luck in 2019
They have various personality traits based on twelve western astrological signs, like elegant Aries, imaginative Taurus, positive Gemini, sentimental Cancer, wise Leo, cautious Virgo, suspicious Libra, calm Scorpio, self-esteemed Sagittarius, prudent Capricorn, bookish Aquarius and creative Pisces.
  • Blood Type O: They are decisive, brave and warm-hearted. Helping others will make them feel happy.
  • Blood Type A: Tender and elegant, they are considerate listeners. They have sharp insight in others’ inner thought, so they can always find a good way to communicate with others.
  • Blood Type B: Their humor makes them associate with more friends. Acute instinct makes them grasp every possible chance to make a fortune.
  • Blood Type AB: They are emotional and sentimental, enjoying acting alone. They have a special taste and talent in art, which make them looks different.

Rabbit people can be categorized in the following five types according to the traditional Five Elements theory.

Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Rabbit 1915, 1975 Simple and sprightly outside; shrewd and calculating inside.
Fire Rabbit 1927, 1987 Broad-minded with special foresight.
Earth Rabbit 1939, 1999 Aiming for far-off future, with great desire for wealth and success.
Metal Rabbit 1951, 2011 Kind-hearted, having pleasant relationship with people around.
Water Rabbit 1963, 2023 Gentle and agreeable; adaptable but easy to be influenced by others.

Celebrities Born with Chinese Zodiac Rabbit

Queen Victoria, Albert Einstein, Michael Jordan, David Beckham, Tiger Woods, Whitney Houston, Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Drew Barrymore, Hilary Duff, Orlando Bloom, Zac Efron, Evan Rachel Wood, Jesse McCartney, Tobey Maguire, Lisa Kudrow, Brian Littrell, Charlize Theron, Sara Gilbert, Tom Delonge, Benjamin Bratt, Mike Myers, Orson Welles, Lionel Andrés Messi, Maria Sharapova, Jet Li, Emperor Qianlong of China’s Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911)
- Last modified on Jan. 21, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Rabbit
Asked by Lily from USA | Jan. 21, 2019 10:59Reply
My daughter’s birthday january 16 1994 ( she was born in Turkey around midnight between 12 - 1 o’cl)
She is very suffering about business and love life. Although she has good ability about business she can’t use none of them .Any help would be appreciated.
Asked by KAMALPREET HONEY from INDIA | Jan. 15, 2019 00:22Reply
i m water rabbit plz. tell 2019 for health, happiness and wealth
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Answered by Daniel from BELGIUM | Jan. 15, 2019 16:57
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Generally, the fortune is great in the year of 2019. In career aspect, it is possible for you to get a promotion and you may get some benefits from investments. Also, there is no big trouble in health aspect.
Asked by Love from USA | Jan. 14, 2019 18:54Reply
I am a female water rabbit born 1/14/1964
my boyfriend of 5 years is a male metal dog born 10/15/1970
will he propose this year? Will we marry ? What does 2019 have in store for me ? Job , love life ,health money ? Help!
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Answered by Anne from NETHERLANDS | Jan. 15, 2019 16:51
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Hi, your love compatibility is good and you are likely to become a well matched couple. About marriage , there is no clear clue about that and maybe you can drop him a hint. In 2019, your fortune will meet a rising tendency in wealth aspect. Some disease may bother you but there will be no large problem. Good luck!
Answered by Love from USA | Jan. 16, 2019 17:08
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Right now we are not speaking because of his infidelity , i just found out. Will we reconnect ?
Answered by Anne from NETHERLANDS | Jan. 16, 2019 23:51
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I'm sorry about what you have suffered but it is hard to say. The possibility of re-connection depends on if he really loves you in deep heart and correct the mistake in time. Maybe you can try to talk to him and know about his ideas. Good luck!
Asked by Rachel from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 11, 2019 02:50Reply
I’m female water rabbit (12 jan ‘64) with male partner 23 nov ‘55 - will 2019 be happy?
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Answered by Lily from NEW ZEALAND | Jan. 13, 2019 22:16
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Yes, you may have some small conflicts but it won't affect your relationship and you will have great fun together in 2019.
Asked by Sahs from USA | Jan. 06, 2019 05:52Reply
I am wood rabbit feb 1975 n my husband is rat dec 1972. What would be our compatibility?
will this marriage last longer? We trying to buy house this year too. What would be compatibility with feb 2001
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Answered by Emma from DENMARK | Jan. 07, 2019 19:32
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Hi, your love compatibility is high and there will be a great chance for you to become a well matched partner. Tough sometimes arguments are unavoidable, it is easy for you to solve problems together. Good luck!
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