Year of the Snake
Snake is the sixth in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac sign. The years of the Snake include 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025, 2037...
Snake carries the meanings of malevolence, cattiness, mystery, as well as acumen and divination. In most cases, this animal is considered evil and the elongated legless body always scares people. However, in ancient Chinese traditions, the snake once presented a venerated image and it is one of the earliest totems of Chinese nations. Chinese mother goddess Nüwa who said to have created humanity has the body of a snake and the head of a human. The Chinese dragon also has a snake body. Today, in some places in China, people still believe that a snake found in their courtyard can bring good luck.
People born in the Year of the Snake are considered rational, calm, thoughtful, and loyal to the loved ones.
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Si
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Huo (Fire)
Yin Yang: Yin
As all the Chinese zodiac signs are based on the lunar calendar, you can check the following chart to get the result quickly or just type your birthdates into the “Find Your Chinese Zodiac”.
Lucky Things for Snakes:Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, 9 Lucky Colors: red, light yellow, black Lucky Flowers: orchid, cactus Lucky Directions: northeast, southwest, south
Things Should be Avoided:Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7 Unlucky Colors: white, gold, brown Unlucky Direction: northwest
People born in the years of the Snake easily attract others for the mysterious character and graceful behaviors. They are calm and thorough and can always carry out a plan from the beginning to the end. Once in dilemma, the Snake can be someone who leads people to get out of the woods. They also have a strong sense of responsibility and have a clear goal, which helps them to reach a peak in their career.
The Snakes are typical deep thinkers who are perceptive and skeptical about everything. In the love aspect, the Snakes are devoted lovers who will not fall in love with someone else.
- Strengths: Calm, talented, modest, perceptive, intelligent and have a lot of inspirations.
- Weaknesses: Indifferent, skeptical, possessive, and obstinate
- Snake Men: Most of the Snake men have a keen eye in career and are good at capturing all kinds of opportunities to show the talent. Some of them just do business from scratch but they can get some progress in a short time. They are also serious and devoted in a love relationship, and cannot tolerant any betrayal behavior.
- Snake Women: Snake women are graceful and kind-hearted. They love life and have broad interests and hobbies, especially in appreciating classical art works and traveling. They were born with an intelligent mind and well take advantage of the resources to create strong relationships with others.
- Personality by Five Elements: Which Type of 'Snake' Are You?
According to different years of the Snake, the Snakes are classified into 5 types: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. The eternal Five Elements comprise everything in traditional Chinese culture and will also affect the characteristic traits. See more on the chart below.
|Types||Years of Birth||Personality Traits|
|Wood Snake||1905, 1965||Precise, cool-headed, creative, and having logical thinking.|
|Fire Snake||1917, 1977||Intelligent, insightful, quick-minded, good at socializing, and irritable.|
|Earth Snake||1929, 1989||Quick-witted, helpful and loyal to friends, over caring about others’ opinions.|
|Metal Snake||1941, 2001||With strong willpower, courage, and excellent qualities of leadership, but a bit overconfident.|
|Water Snake||1953, 2013||Active, smart, thorough, with artistic talent and high self-esteem.|
- Sbake’s Personality by Blood Types
• Blood Type O: Although with a courteous and considerate manner, the Snake people with blood type O have a strong personality. They have a high-esteem and often seek to prevail over others. However, this may cause difficulty in finding true friends.
• Blood Type A: The Snakes with blood type A are upright, brave, and with great patience. At work, they are determined and hardworking, daring to say what others dare not say and putting forward some new ideas, so that they can easily get promoted.
• Blood Type B: They are humorous and eloquent, enjoying great popularity among people. Another typical personality of this kind of Snakes is independence. They are not willing to bring any trouble to others and would like to fight alone.
• Blood Type AB: As a typical rationalist, they are seldom emotional or impulsive. Instead, they are practical and realistic, having a clear plan about the future life. They don’t like to show emotions or interfere others’ lives, but can easily handle the relationship in the workplace.
- Best Matches: Dragon, Rooster
The Snake and the Dragon share the same values. As family-oriented people, they prefer to spend more time to accompany families and give a loving and cozy family life to each other. The Snake and the Rooster are complementary to each other. The Snake is good at thinking while the Rooster is excellent at implementing ideas into practice.
- Bad Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Snake, Sheep, Pig
For the Snake, these four zodiac signs are not good matches because they may have mutual restrictions in the fortune, causing the result that it is hard for them to understand each other and there will be more conflicts.
- How to Get along with Snakes
Generally, the Snakes have broad interests and they also love making friends, so people who have common hobbies with them are more likely to attract them. Though looking mysterious, cool and independent, the Snakes enjoy the company of the partner and they wish to build a relationship with people who are enthusiastic about life. What’s more, the Snakes are devoted in a relationship, and thus any betrayal is unforgivable.
- Best Jobs: Artist, politician, teacher, painter, psychologist, public relations office…
The Snakes should be more careful about their diets and if they have any difficulty in that, consult doctors as soon as possible. Also, take exercise regularly and learn to release from the heavy work.
- Career: They would do a good job in general in spite of some distractions from family. If being relocated to a different branch office, try the best to acclimatize to the new environment and start the work there in the shortest time.
- Wealth: Both businessmen and employees are blessed by good wealth fortune this year. But they’d better not spend money randomly because the expenditures out of plan may increase a lot.
- Relationships: It’s a lucky year for the singles and those being dating. If the relation between the married Snake people and their lover was harmonious before, they two would get better along with each other; if not, more discord may arise and they may even break up.
- Education: In 2023, they would absorb the new knowledge quickly and efficiently. But they may feel bored some times and want to give up. Be patient. Study is a long-term thing to do.
- Health: This year, they may suffer from respiratory diseases, stomach upset, or skin problems. Also, take measures against epidemic disease. If shifting workplace, they’d better do something to get used to the new environment smoothly.
- Career: It can be a lucky year for those employees, when they would complete work tasks better than expected; But they should be kind to workmates and don’t offend any. The businessmen may get into troubles because of braking laws or regulations.
- Wealth: This year, they should not spend money without a plan, so as to avoid the possible financial crisis. Merchants should focus more on their current business, rather than spending energy in other investment, as they would not gain much from it.
- Relationships: The singles should keep clear-minded and single-minded when being surrounded by several opposite sexes and then they may tell which one is their soulmate. Others should be loyal to their lover and stay away from outside temptations.
- Education: In 2024, they are advised to spend more time reading, and learning some skills to acquire new knowledge efficiently. Also, communicate frequently with classmates and teachers, then it’s possible for them to achieve good results.
- Health: The little kids and those aged may catch some illnesses this year, and they should be more carefully taken care. Be very careful when driving a car.
Robert Downey Jr (Actor of Iron Man): April 4, 1965, Wood Snake
J. K. Rowling (Author of Harry Potter): July 31, 1965, Wood Snake
Taylor Swift (Singer-Songwriter): December 13, 1989, Earth Snake
Billie Eilish (Singer-Songwriter): December 18, 2001, Metal Snake
I’m female snake 01/07/1977
My childhood friend
Male snake - 13/04/1977
Will he come back in my life or will I meet new people this year 2023