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 and Colors of RoosterLucky Flowers and Directions of Rooster

Lucky Things for Dogs:

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

Things Should be Avoided:

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9 Unlucky Colors: white, green Unlucky Direction: east, north
Personality of the Rooster
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
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Love Compatibility of the Rooster
  • 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.
    Rooster's Compatibility with 12 Zodiac Animals
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Jobs & Careers
  • 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
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Fortune in 2020
On the basis of Chinese zodiac fortune prediction, the overall fortune for Rooster people would be normal in 2020. In wealth, their income will be unstable and they may lose fortune because of some accidents. In the aspect of career, they will compete with colleagues fiercely in order to get promotion, which may cause conflicts with colleagues. The fortune in love will be pretty good. They can make new friends with opposite sex and start a romantic relationship.  
Rooster Luck in 2020
Rooster's Personality by Western Astrology Signs
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.
Rooster's Personality by Blood Types
  • 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.
Which Type of 'Rooster' Are You?

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)
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Questions & Answers on Year of the Rooster
Asked by Priscilla from USA | Nov. 16, 2020 19:05Reply
Birth date: Feb 11th, 1993, Water Rooster
Hi, can I please know my career, wealth and love fortune in 2021? Thank you 😊 🙏💞💓

I’m hesitating on my career prospects. I wanted to apply for medical school for m.d and ph.d degree in the future but I’m worried about family / love life. The route for a doctor will take long and I’m worried I may not be able to divide my time between family and work.

I’m debating whether to apply for MRI technologist and radiologist programs instead.
Answers (1)
Answered by Chastity | Nov. 26, 2020 22:48

You are suggested to pursue your dream. If you really want to become a doctor, I think that you should insist on.
Asked by Romir Jacinto from PHILIPPINES | Jul. 14, 2020 07:42Reply
Born date: Jan 16, 1982 Year of the Rooster
Hi Good day. I would like to ask if im good to invest life insurance or purchase a rent to own houses this year of the rooster?
Answers (1)
Answered by Charlie from USA | Jul. 20, 2020 02:27

Generally speaking, your wealth is stable in the following months. You can make a plan to invest life insurance or purchase a rent.
Asked by Hubert Binienda from USA | Jun. 30, 2020 23:38Reply
Why is my zodiac January 5, 1981 became a monkey and not a rooster?
I am not a monkey.
Answers (2)
Answered by Gaia from CANADA | Jul. 06, 2020 01:27

Because the zodiac sign is based on the Chinese lunar calendar. And your birth date is Nov.30th, 1980. Thus your sign is Monkey.
Answered by smc | Oct. 20, 2020 07:29

The Chinese year starts at the end of January or early February. People born in January or early February have to look up when the Chinese New Year started. If you look at the chart above, you will see the start and end dates of the Chinese year for each year.
Asked by Jilly from NEW ZEALAND | Jun. 26, 2020 04:43Reply
Successful Business for Metal Rooster
What would be the best business opportunity for a metal rooster?
Answers (1)
Answered by Thomas from DENMARK | Jun. 29, 2020 01:14

It is suggested to start a business related to your familiar field. You should have more confidence about yourself. Good luck!
Asked by Emma from MALAYSIA | Jun. 09, 2020 19:04Reply
Jan 17 1994 Female Rooster
- Are my finance stable for me to buy a car
Answers (1)
Answered by Liam from NEW ZEALAND | Jun. 14, 2020 23:29

The prediction shows that your wealth would become stable in the following months. If you can accumulate some money, then you would have a chance to buy a car.
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