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    Chinese Zodiac - Tiger

    Tiger
    Ranking as the third animal in the Chinese zodiac, Tigers are the symbol of brave. People born in the year of the Tiger are friendly, brave, competitive, charming and endowed with good luck and authority. With indomitable fortitude and great confidence, the tiger people can be competent leaders. On the other side, they are likely to be impetuous, irritable, overindulged and love to boast to others.

    Basic Astrology Elements
    Earthly Branch of Birth Year: yin
    The Five Elements: Wood(Mu)
    Yin Yang: Yang ([Chinese philosophy] positive/active/male principle in nature)
    Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4; Avoid: 6, 7, 8
    Lucky Flowers: Cineraria
    Lucky Colors: blue, grey, white, orange; Avoid: golden, silver, brown, black
    Years of the Tiger
    Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
    02/13/1926 02/01/1927 Yang Fire Bing Yin
    01/31/1938 02/18/1939 Yang Earth Wu Yin
    02/17/1950 02/05/1951 Yang Metal Geng Yin
    02/05/1962 01/24/1963 Yang Water Ren Yin
    01/23/1974 02/10/1975 Yang Wood Jia Yin
    02/09/1986 01/28/1987 Yang Fire Bing Yin
    01/28/1998 02/15/1999 Yang Earth Wu Yin
    02/14/2010 02/02/2011 Yang Metal Geng Yin
    02/01/2022 01/21/2023 Yang Water Ren Yin
    Personality of the Tiger
    Inhabit in the wide field, the tiger is active, full of valour and vigour in nature. The people born in the year of the Tiger also have these kinds of personalities. They usually act actively but with caution. Once speaking out, they will never regret. Also, they never give up halfway until reach the goal. Although loyal to friends, sometimes they are thought to be not sophisticated enough as they like to stubbornly and arbitrarily cling to their own courses. They would not blame fate and other people but try to overcome when meeting obstacles in career.
     
    The people under the sign of the tiger like going straight. They would go straight forward instead of using some diplomatic means to overcome difficulties which usually make others unpleasant. But they can still finish the task at last. The talented tiger people are ambitions and never satisfied with the general working environment. So, you can see many of them play job-hopping regularly. In career, they usually choose large companies where they could show out their abilities fully and easy to be promoted to a higher position. The shortcomings for them are that they usually act independently, and don’t take colleagues to heart as well as looking down upon them.

    The tiger people born in different periods of a day have different personalities and fortune:

    The tiger people born in the morning are ambitious. Although appears to be as tame as the cat and easy to be get along with, they are in fact on watch for others silently at times and wait for the coming of the chance to play up their accomplishments. Those kinds of tiger people are easy to be successful in their youth. However, because of the great ambition and an exaggerated idea of their own importance, there will be ups and downs in fortune. Also, due to these, friends and colleagues will keep away from them. So, they should try to change these weaknesses or they couldn’t get help from others and success for long.
     
    For the tiger born at noon, they are most blessed. They have no backbone and are depressed. You can see most of them are honest staffs living uneventful lives. But this is not a bad thing for them as they can live with serenity for a lifetime. The female tigers are always good-tempered and have a strong sense of self-reliance. They develop their talents well and can get great achievement in work. At the same time, they are good and great mothers.
     
    The tiger people born in the evening usually succeed late in life as the good luck favor them late. Their childhood is full of sufferings. From the middle age, the situation will turn to be better. No matter tiger men or women, they love the power and like to handle others. Besides, they are fond of busy in work thus can making great achievements in career. The male tiger like to live without restraint, so they seldom stay at home. Because of this, they’d better find a family spouse to live harmoniously.
    Best Birth Months for the Tiger

    Birth months that could bring good luck to the Snake people include January, February, March, April and August.

     

    January: It’s on the occasion of the Chinese New Year, all things take on a new aspect. The Tiger born during this month has a pure personality and a strong will. They could be successful in both politics and business. 
    February: Insects Awaken happens on the Chinese lunar month of February. From this time, insects begin to awaken from winter sleep by the spring thunder. The Tigers born during this month usually have amazing talent and get great success in career. 
    March: The Tigers with the birth month of March are born brainy. Whatever they do, they could achieve unexpected good result. During their life, they could win many honors and advance rapidly in work. 
    April: The Tigers born in this month usually enjoy all riches, honors and splendor during the life. They have high positions and handsome salaries. In family, they have good wife or husband and in work, they can get help from dignitaries. In all, they have less worry thus lead a leisurely and carefree life.
    August: The Tigers born in August are naturally clever. They are surprisingly gifted and have the greatly strengthened comprehension ability. During their life, they usually enjoy a good reputation everywhere and are highly respected by others.  
     
    Note: The months here refer to the Chinese lunar month. Please use the Gregorian-Chinese Calendar Converter tool on Chinese calendar page to find the Chinese lunar month.
    Compatibility with other Animals
    Zodiac Match
     

     

    In terms of the relationship with the people under other animal signs, the people born in the year of the Tiger can be harmonious with the people born in the year of the Pig, Dog, Horse, Rabbit, Sheep, Rooster and the Tiger itself. The honest and nice Pig can usually help the Tiger to avoid doing things rashly and make the Tiger feel safe. The practical Dog can be good partner with the Tiger and is very loyal to him. What's more, they can not only restrain the Tiger, but also make them rational. The people born in the year of the Horse are active as the Tiger, but usually can forebode the danger much faster than the Tiger. So, the Tiger can benefit from the Horse from it.

     

    However, the Tiger should never challenge to the Ox people, for the Ox would not tolerant the misbehavior of the Tiger and may destroy him. The Tiger is not compatible with the Snake as well. As the Snake is gentle, timid and calm while the Tiger is arrogant, it is difficult for them to live harmoniously. Another person that the Tiger couldn't be friend with is the Monkey. As the smart Monkey likes to laugh at the Tiger endlessly and the Tiger only knows to be angry as a result of being fooled.

     

    Find your compatible zodiac signs according to your month:

    Birth Month of the Tiger Personality of the Tiger Girl's Match Boy's Match
    Jan. honest and upright Rabbit Dragon
    Feb. efficiency-minded Snake Rat
    Mar. compassionate; sympathetic Rabbit Dog
    Apr. independent Dog Snake
    May. graceful with temperamental qualities Ox Snake
    Jun. blind Tiger Pig
    Jul. energetic Snake Ox
    Aug. independent Rabbit Ox
    Sep. particular about manners Rat Snake
    Oct. lucky Monkey Rabbit
    Nov. extroverted Tiger Rat
    Dec. confident Ribbit Monkey
    Ideal Jobs for the Tiger
    The people under the Tiger sign are born leaders and managers. No matter in political, literature and art circles or fields of finance and economics, the Tigers are always come out on top. You could not require them to do those works that never vary. Also, those works that couldn’t bring self ability into play sufficiently are not fit for them. Suitable job fields for the Tigers to show their ability include clinical medicine, catering, literature, cultural, official, judicial, police and government.
    2015 Horoscope for the Tiger
    Yearly Horoscope Forecast for 2015: Average
    Lucky Colors in 2015: light green, orange
    Lucky Numbers in 2015: 4, 8
    Best months of 2015: February, March, June and November

    In 2015 (year of the sheep), two lucky stars in the heaven will assist the people born in the year of the Tiger. Therefore, this year will have a positive influence on the Tiger people in financial and career fortunes. However, there are also inevitable blocks. The harder you try, the more you will achieve. As long as you could make a big effort, you can get great achievement. The year is also good for the Tiger to establish great interpersonal relationships and you will be popular among the people.

    Wealth: In general, the financial fortune for the Tiger will be fine in 2015. You can get monetary benefits due to your industrious nature. However, you should learn to manage your money well as there may be unexpected spending in the later year in case to put yourself in a passive situation. So, remember to save some money against unexpected needs.  

    Career: The career for the Tiger people will be blossom and are easy to be promoted in 2015 especially for office workers. Your hard work will impress your superiors which will make you be trusted more as a reward. As the Tigers are easy to do things in your own ways which may conflict with others, you should learn to listen more before you do.

    Relationships: It is predicted that relationships for the Tiger are fine in 2015. You can get along well no matter with family members, friends or workmates. Single Tigers are expected to get into relationships during 2015. However, there are possibilities of turbulence for the people in love or the married which require you to pay more attention to your relations.

    Health: when it comes to health, the Tiger people are prone to have stomach problem due to too many social activities in 2015. So, diet should be watched especially this year. Also avoid those injuries of hands and feet. For the drivers, pay regard to the traffic safety more in 2015.

    Click to get 2015 horoscope for the Tiger born in different years
    2016 Horoscope for the Tiger
    Yearly Horoscope Forecast for 2016: Bad
    Lucky Colors in 2016: golden, black 
    Lucky Numbers in 2016: 1, 3, 8

     

    Overview: 2016 (Year of the Monkey) will be a very challenging, changeable and hard year for the people born under the Chinese zodiac sign of the Tiger. This is because the Tiger and Monkey couldn't get along well with each other based on Chinese zodiac compatibility astrology. So, the Tiger people in the monkey year will fluctuate in terms of fortune and have to work hard to overcome many challenges. You Tigers may encounter changes in work, family and other aspects. For example, house moving or purchase, job changing...Some may turn to be good and some bad. In all, during the year, don't set your goals too high, always be modest and especially pay special attention to your health.

     

    Wealth: You Tigers will suffer unexpected losses in finance during 2016. There may some extra expenses such as on house repair or property damage. Businessmen should learn to reduce the cost expense this year. Developing the abroad market or pushing out new product is suggested. To the common people, it would be a year with less earnings and much cost. Therefore, it’s suggested to keep savings as a buffer against unexpected cash needs.
     
    Career: It will be changeable in career for the Tigers in 2016. You may transfer to another department or change a job. If there is any chance to go out for business, strive for the opportunity will be good for your career development. In the year, you may find even the easy work seems to be difficult to finish. So, you should be especially careful to your work and cautious when get along with colleagues. 
     
    Love Relationships: Under the bad influence of the year, the Tigers are not good in love relationship during the year of 2016. It will be a turbulent year for the married couples. So, you should control your temple, be tolerate and give more space to each other. Sometimes, absence makes the heart grow fonder. For the singles, you would meet some persons and get into a relationship. However, he/she may not be the most suitable one for you. As the year is not so positive, you’d better take things as they come. If you have the plan to get married, you are suggested to marry this year as this happy event could help to reduce the bad influence of the year to the minimum. 
     
    Health: In 2016, you will tend to be a little fickle and suffer mental turmoil. It’s good to go outside and do more exercises. It shows that you may get your feet hurt or fell down. So, avoid engaging in activities like climbing, diving, parachuting etc. Besides, your digestive system would be weak in the year. So, watch out your diet is very important. The health condition for elders in your family should also be looked to. In all, if you could give more attention to your health this year, it would be no big problem. Changing old furniture, donating blood or washing teeth could help to defuse the disaster for health. 
     
    The Tiger people are suggested to wear a bracelet with a tiger sign to defuse those disadvantages and bring good luck in 2016.

     

    Note: The above Chinese horoscopes prediction is based on people's birth year and the ancient Chinese astrology. It's just for your reference.