The animal signs in the Chinese zodiac can be used to determine some really important aspects of your personality. The Chinese zodiac calendar is used to determine the year of birth which subsequently can be used to determine your personality.
Here are the Chinese zodiac signs and some aspects of their personality.
Year of the Rat
(1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020)
People born under this zodiac sign are charming and generally affable and can mix comfortably in social situations. They are immensely popular in their own circles and are generally considered to do well in business.
Year of the Ox
(1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021)
Living in accordance with their name the people born under this sign are considered to be mentally extremely strong and are able to face the most challenging of difficulties. However, given their tenacity for business, they tend to be chauvinists and very demanding. But this is more a result of passion rather than an inherent flaw.
Year of the Tiger
(1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022)
People born under this sign are generally more on the sensitive side thus making them excellent lovers. Love tends to drive them and a large part of their daily existence is spent balancing between their dominating nature and their immense love. Though restless, such people tend to be enormously confident and as a result make great leaders.
Year of the Rabbit/ Hare
(1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023)
People under this sign are affectionate and very well behaved. They are extremely fun-loving and as a result tend to forget people they love. However, in sharp contrast they are also conservative and quiet. They also demand security from their relationships.
Year of the Dragon
(1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024)
The Dragon sign people are charismatic and are always energetic. They tend to be very intelligent and are very talented in their respective fields. They tend to have a perfectionist attitude which makes them extremely demanding. Such people enjoy challenges and adventures.
Year of the Snake
(1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025)
These people are thinkers to the core. They tend to be charming and romantic and are extremely wise. However, they are jealous of other people and as a result are more loners than others.
Year of the Horse
(1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026)
Horse people are very hard working and are capable of exerting great efforts. They may be very emotional and hot headed. Not very good team players, Horse people tend to work better independently. Their hard work makes them a social success.
Year of the Ram
(1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027)
People under this sign possess a sense of charm unlike any other. Though reserved they tend to be a social success. As individuals, they tend to be lovers of art and culture. However, as individuals they tend to be pessimists. Though they may be timid, they are immensely likable.
Year of the Monkey
(1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028)
Monkey people true to their names are energetic. They have personalities like magnets which make them highly sociable. They are also blessed with a great sense of humour and are quick-witted. Such people have the distinct honour of being perceived as untrustworthy as a result of their practical jokes.
Year of the Rooster
(1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029)
The Rooster people are industrious and very diligent. They can express opinions easily. Such confidence makes them attention grabbers and eager in love. They enjoy high success in their chosen fields and make very loyal friends.
Year of the Dog
(1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030)
True to their name such people are very loyal and put their heart and soul into everything. They stick to their principles of social justice and fairness and can hold grudges for a long time. They however, make for the perfect mate.
Year of the Pig
(1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031)
As they are strong, loyal and sincere, Pig people make loyal companions. One can participate in rich and fruitful conversations with them. They are very naive which makes them vulnerable to betrayals. Being extremely materialistic, they enjoy living at home.