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Chinese Zodiac - 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 with Rabbit as Chinese zodiac sign 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 Chinese Zodiac Rabbit
  • Feb.14,1915-Feb.2,1916
  • Feb.2,1927-Jan.22,1928
  • Feb.19,1939-Feb.8,1940
  • Feb.6,1951-Jan.26,1952
  • Jan.25,1963-Feb.12,1964
  • Feb.11,1975-Jan.30,1976
  • Jan.29,1987-Feb.16,1988
  • Feb.16,1999-Feb.4,2000
  • Feb.3,2011-Jan.22,2012
  • Jan.22,2023-Feb.9,2024
  • Feb.8,2035-Feb.27,2036
  • Jan.26,2047-Feb.13,2048

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 born in Year of Rabbit 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.
 
  • Strengths
    Gentle, sensitive, compassionate, amiable, modest, and merciful 
  • Weaknesses
    Amorous, hesitant, stubborn, timid, conservative 
  • 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
In general, 2016 is quite a nice year for people of the Chinese zodiac sign Rabbit. Everything goes smoothly as they planned before. If they could seize favorable opportunities, they can make some outstanding progresses. However, their luck prediction in 2017 is not that desirable. They may face some difficulties in work, which may further influence their income. The relationship with lovers is not stable. They have to deal with all matters patiently.
Rabbit Luck in 2016
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 in the Year of the 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)