Chinese Names for Horse Year People/Babies

Characters Auspicious for People of Horse Zodiac Sign

1. 芙、芝、芬、茵、花、芳、芷、苑、茶、茹、荷、草、荐、荃、菁、菽、萱、董、苇、倩、莲、蔡、蒋、颖、荟
Chinese characters with the radical of ''艹'' (meaning: Grass) are good to be used in name because the Horse takes grass as its food, these characters indicate the plentiful food, strong body and rich inner world.

2. 龙、辰、农、袭
It’s good to see Chinese characters with the radicals which look like the character ''龙'' (meaning: Dragon), a symbol of vigorous and positive spirit, and success.

3. 禾、秀、秦、梨、稼
It’s good to see Chinese characters with the radicals of ''禾'', ''麦'', ''叔'', ''稷'', ''豆'', ''栗'' and ''梁'' (which are related to five cereals) because the Horse also loves five cereals besides the grass.

4. 纪、紫、洁、纲、彤、采、雕、彦、彩、彬、彪、彰、希、帆、席、常
Chinese characters with the radicals of ''系'', ''巾'', ''彡'' and ''农'' (which are related to colorful clothing) are auspicious to be used. This is because only the good horse can match with colorful clothing.

5. 目、直、省、相、县、盼、看、眉、真、睦、睿
It’s good to use Chinese characters with the radical of ''目'' (meaning: eye) because the horse has big eyes, thus pretty and loved by others.

6. 彪、寅、建、美、群、骏
Chinese characters with the radicals which are compatible with the earthly branch ''午'' of Horse are auspicious including ''寅'' (the earthly branch of Tiger), ''戌'' (the earthly branch of Dog), ''巳'' (the earthly branch of Snake) and ''未'' (the earthly branch of Sheep).

7. 守、安、宋、宜、定、家、容、实、宽、宝
Chinese characters with the radical of ''宀'' (meaning: House) which indicate eaves and caves with the function of shelter.

8. 木、杉、彬、琳、杞、杭、荣、林、柄、霖、柔、杰、栋、森、杨、树、桦
Chinese characters with the radical of ''木'' (meaning: Wood) because Horse can run freely in the woods and the trees also offer the shade.

Characters Inauspicious for People of Horse Zodiac Sign

1. 山、岌、岳、岱、岷、峒、峭、峻、峡、崇、峰、昆、崎、仑、岗、峥、崧、嵩、岭、巍
Chinese characters with the radical of ''山'' (meaning: Mountain) should be avoided being used in name because the Horse running in the mountains will be tried and painstaking.

2. 骑、其、奇、琪、祺、旗、期、棋、琦、齐、祺、绮
Avoid using Chinese characters with the meaning of ''奇'' and ''其'' (related to riding) because the Horse is unwilling to be ridden.

3. 富、由、男、甸、町、界、单、留、画、畸、畴、疆
No good to use Chinese characters with the radical of ''田'' (meaning: Filed) because only an inferior horse are used to work in the field.

4. 米、粉、粥、粒、粲、精、粹
No good to use Chinese characters with the radical of ''米'' (meaning: rice) because horse doesn’t like to eat rice. It couldn’t fill it up.

5. 思、心、必、志、忠、忻、念、性、怡、恒、恬、恕、恰、恩、息、悠、情、惠、惟、想、意、愉、慈、慕、慧、怀、育、郁、宥
Horse is vegetarian. So, the Chinese characters with the radical of ''心'', ''十'' or ''月'' which indicates meat are inauspicious if used in name.

6. 水、永、冰、汕、池、江、汪、汶、汾、沂、沈、沛、治、法、泓、波、泉、洋、洪、浩、海、淑、、湘、涛、冬、子、存、孝、孟、季、学、燕
Horse belongs to Fire in terms of five elements. As water is incompatible with fire, the characters with the radical of ''子'', ''氵'', ''壬''', ''氵''', ''癸'' or ''北'' which stands for water should be avoided.

7. 牛、牟、牢、牧、特、牵、隆、星、生
It’s no good to use characters or characters with the radical of ''牛'' (meaning Ox) or ''丑'' (the earthly branch of Ox) because Horse is not compatible with the Ox.

Auspicious and Inauspicious Surnames

It would be preferable to select the following surnames for the people born in the Horse year.
王、彭、常、陈、巴、朱、张、熊、姜、庞、龙、龚、农、马、冯、许、丁、谭、柳、连、武、甚、狄、姜、方、石、司、吴、谷、祝、商、黄、苗、程、彦、颜、顾、贺、卢、倪、佟、蔡、蒋, 董, 萧、毛、成、席、宋、杨 and etc.
 
The Horse people should avoid choosing the following surnames:
徐、岳、康、孔、李、孟、孙、承、丞、永、冰、郭、洪、汪、泰、池、沈、温、潘、家、象、吕、高、宫、哈、程、严、牛、钮、郑、斐、翁、邬、金、刘、田、江、游 and etc.

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Lucky Given Names for Male and Female Born in the Year of Horse

Following are decent and elegant given names for male and female Horses.

Auspicious Two-Words Given Names:
For Male: 家骏、希彰、建安、宝林、守纪、栋林
For Female: 秀芝、芙蓉、采彤、建美、荟荣、洁颖

Auspicious One-Word Given Names:
For Male: 龙、彬、彪、杰、骏、安
For Female:芬、芳、茹、萱、倩、莲、颖、荟、睿、琳

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