Year of the Rooster

China Zodiac Animal - Rooster

Rooster is the tenth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029...

Rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality. For ancestors who had no alarm clocks, the crowing was significant, as it could awaken people to get up and start to work. In Chinese culture, another symbolic meaning of chicken carries is exorcising evil spirits.

Earthly Branch: You 酉
Element: Metal (Jin)
Yin Yang: Yin
Season: Autumn

Years of the Rooster

Rooster Year Start End
1921 Feb.8,1921 Jan.27,1922
1933 Jan.26,1933 Feb.13,1934
1945 Feb.13,1945 Feb.1,1946
1957 Jan.31,1957 Feb.17,1958
1969 Feb.17,1969 Feb.5,1970
1981 Feb.5,1981 Jan.24,1982
1993 Jan.23,1993 Feb.9,1994
2005 Feb.9,2005 Jan.28,2006
2017 Jan.28,2017 Feb.15,2018
2029 Feb.13,2029 Feb.2,2030

Lucky Signs for People Born in Rooster Year:

Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8
Lucky Colors: gold, brown, brownish yellow, yellow
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Directions: west, southwest, northeast

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Rooster Lucky Flowers and Directions of Rooster
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
  • Unlucky Colors: white, green
  • Unlucky Directions: east, north

People born in the Year of Rooster according to Chinese zodiac have many excellent characteristics, such as being honest, bright, communicative and ambitious. Most of them are born pretty or handsome, and prefer to dress up. In daily life, they seldom rely on others. However, they might be enthusiastic about something quickly, but soon be impassive. Thus, they need to have enough faiths and patience to insist on one thing.
  • Strengths
    Independent, capable, warm-hearted, self-respect, quick minded
  • Weaknesses
    Impatient, critical, eccentric, narrow-minded, selfish
  • See more about Destiny by Birth Month
  • Perfect Matches: Ox, Snake
    If combining with people in Ox or Snake signs, most of them will obtain everlasting and harmonious marriage lives. The connection between them can become tight. In addition, couples of these combinations always become enviable ones in other people’s eyes.
  • Avoid: Rat, Rabbit, Horse, Rooster, Dog
    They have a large chance to obtain a tough and unstable love life if they get married with people with the above five signs. During the whole life, they always meet difficulties and troubles. However, they don’t have enough abilities to solve them because of their born different opinions and attitudes with each other. Lots of divergences will damage the relationship finally.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
  • Best Jobs: Politicians, diplomats, public speakers, clothing designers, beauticians, tour guides, actors/ actresses, comedians, scientists…
  • Best Working Partners: Ox, Dragon, Snake
  • Best Age to Start a Business: 50-60 years old
  • Best Career Fields: Cosmetics shop, gallery or law office
  • See more about Best Business and Career Fields for Rooster
In 2019, the year of Pig, people with Chinese zodiac Rooster will make breakthroughs in career or study, like a promotion or satisfying grades. For entrepreneurs, investing in real estate or other service sectors can bring about a certain amount of benefits. Besides, the health condition of Rooster people could also turn into a better stage in the Year of Pig. However, this year might not be a lucky one to develop love life. Those who have partners are suggested to think about others’ feelings and express themselves in a proper way to avoid unnecessary quarrels.
Rooster Luck in 2019
They have different characteristics based on western astrological signs, like ebullient Aries, serious Taurus, confident Gemini, kind-hearted Cancer, ambitious Leo, prudent Virgo, optimistic Libra, self-disciplined Scorpio, determined Sagittarius, righteous Capricorn, creative Aquarius and wise Pisces.
  • Blood Type O: Most of them are clever and wise. They can always find the fastest way to learn new things and adapt to new environment.
  • Blood Type A: They are gentle, generous and kind-hearted in ordinary life. Thus they always win high popularity among surrounding people.
  • Blood Type B: Type B people have keen insight when they need to make decisions. They are suitable for being the group leader because they usually can provide valuable suggestions.
  • Blood Type AB: They have outstanding working abilities that can easily attract others’ attention. Most of them are willing to help others even though they have more important things to do.

People born in different years of a same zodiac sign vary in personality according to Chinese Five Elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. See what kind of Roosters you are.

Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Rooster 1945, 2005 Energetic, humorous, paying great attention to family.
Fire Rooster 1957, 2017 Holding strong sense of time, trustworthy; good at managing money.
Earth Rooster 1909, 1969 Active, perceptive, like traveling and making friends.
Metal Rooster 1921, 1981 Clear mind and exceptional logic, brave to overcome difficulties.
Water Rooster 1933, 1993 Smart and agile, sensitive, keen on art and niceness.

Rooster Zodiac Eminent Personalities

Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Elton John, Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kournikova, Anne Heche, Alexis Bledel, Bette Midler, Cate Blanchett, Diane Sawyer, Elijah Wood, James Marsters, Jessica Alba, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon, Natalie Portman, Taylor Momsen, Catherine the Great, Amelia Earhart, Rudyard Kipling, Groucho Marx, Peter Ustinov, Tagore, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Mencius, Mo-tse, Liu Che (Emperor Wu of China’s Western Han Dynasty 202 BC - 9 AD), Li Longji (Emperor Xuanzong of China’s Tang Dynasty 618 - 907), Zhuge Liang (Premier of Shu in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 - 280)
- Last modified on Jun. 05, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Rooster
Asked by MB from US | Jul. 18, 2019 04:31Reply
Will my new business turn profitable this year? I'm a rooster, March 26, 1969
Answers (1)
Answered by Jayden from GERMANY | Jul. 18, 2019 23:34

The good news is that you will have some luck in your wealth aspect. Although you may still meet some difficulties, you can solve them easily and change into a better stage.
Asked by Elle from UNITED STATES | May. 24, 2019 17:49Reply
Job prospects for rooster this year
Would my husband find a job right away? His date of Jan 24, 1970.
Answers (1)
Answered by Jackson from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 04, 2019 23:53

Yes, based on the lucky perdition of Dog sign, your husband will find some golden chances to obtain a good job. He need to prepare very well and catch the opportunities timely.
Asked by Vid from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 04, 2019 14:58Reply
Hi, I am a female metal rooster born in April 1981.
There is some hiccups going on in my marriage life and I want to know is their any future of this relationship. I am literally struggling everyday. Please please answer.
Answers (1)
Answered by Charlotte from USA | May. 13, 2019 20:36

According to the prediction, you can make some breakthroughs in your love relationship. You need to figure out the problems and face the difficulties together. If you two still love each other, then there will have a future. Don't worry.
Asked by guest1 from INDIA | May. 03, 2019 11:21Reply
My dob is march 1981 and i am dating Nov 1984 born guy. just want to know will it work?
And how is my year for career and marriage?
Answers (1)
Answered by Celeste from UKRAINE | May. 13, 2019 20:19

Well, to be honest, your love compatibility index is not that high. However, if you have good feelings to each other, you can make some efforts to improve the relationship. For example, having more common hobbies. In addition, more understanding and communications are also needed.
Asked by Alan from USA | Apr. 27, 2019 18:03Reply
Hi, I am male Fire Rooster and my girlfriend is Earth Snake.
I would like to know about our long term prospects. Thanks!
Answers (1)
Answered by Logan from CANADA | Apr. 27, 2019 23:32

You are a pair who have own characteristics and you are good at each other. The marriage life gives you the opportunity to complement each other. This will be a very nice combination. Don't worry.
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