Chinese Names for Ox Year People/Babies

Characters Auspicious for People of Ox Zodiac Sign

1. 莉、花、苗、茹、萍、菁、莲、艺、芙、芹、苍、苏、芳、若、英  
Chinese characters with the radical of ''艹'' (meaning: Grass) is good to the people born in the Ox year because Ox takes grass as the staple food, thus the characters with the radical of ''艹'' indicate plentiful food, rich inner world and no worry about food and clothing in the whole life.

2. 己、导、配、西、兆、凰、秋、泽、巷、迈、凤、飞、建、鸾、鹤、雀、鸣、鸥、莺、鸽、鸿、鹃、巴、毛、翔
Chinese characters with the radical of ''辶'' which looks like the snake, as well as the radicals of ''酉'', ''鸟'' and ''羽'' (which are related to Rooster). This is because ''巳'', ''酉'' and ''丑'', the earthly branches of Ox, Snake and Rooster separately are compatible with each other, thus bringing you great help.

3. 家、豪、壕、濠、籇、水、承、北、黑、潶、牟、牲、泩、鉎
The characters or radicals related to 猪 (Pig),鼠 (Rat),牛(Ox) and 亥, 子, 丑which are their earth elements are good to be used in name. According to Bazi principle, they form an auspicious 3-Seasonal relationship with Ox.

4. 家、守、安、宝、定、宾、宏、宜、宛、廉、庭、沈、婉
Chinese characters with the radical of ''宀'' (meaning: House) which indicate the Ox is resting under the eaves. But ''宇''which has the meaning of prison cell should be avoided.

5. 甲、由、申、甸、男、界、备、思、留、富、畴、疆、苗、蕾
Chinese characters with the radical of ''田'' (meaning: Field). The Ox eating grass or ploughing in the field will find the right niche of enjoying food or working hard; the characters with the radical of ''田'' indicate obligation and bearing hardship without complaint.

6. 秀、禾、秉、科、秦、程、种、禀、谷、稷、稼、酥、颖、积、麦、米、梁、粲、豆
Chinese characters with the radicals of ''禾'', ''叔'', ''菽'', ''麦'', ''米'' and ''豆'' (which are related to food loved by Ox). The characters with the above radicals indicate plentiful food, no worry about food, clothing and poverty in the whole life.

7. 连、莲、运、轩、运、轮、轲、轻、轼、辉
Chinese characters with the radicals of ''车'' (meaning: Cart). Ox pulling cart is laborious and tired, but the ox merits owner's trust and finishes the task, thus recognized by the owner. The characters with the radicals of ''车'' indicate the opportunities of showing yourself.

Characters Inauspicious for People of Ox Zodiac Sign

1. 心、志、忠、怡、恒、恩、惠、意、慧、怀
Chinese characters with the radical of ''心'' (meaning: Heart) which means animal food should be avoided in name. This is because the Ox never eats animal. The characters with the radicals of ''心'' and ''忄'' (which are related to heart) indicate the lost spirit and the sense of loss. Thus, it’s no good to see such characters.

2. 骋、骥、腾、玛、冯、许、笃、骅、骆、午
Chinese characters with the radical of ''马'' (meaning: Horse) as the old saying goes: Horses' jaws don't match oxen's heads; horses and oxen are totally unrelated. In addition, Horse and Ox torture each other since their earthly branch ''午'' and ''丑'' harm each other. Thus, characters with the radical of ''马'' or ''午'' should be avoided being used.

3. 善、群、祥、美
Chinese characters with the radical of ''羊'' (meaning: Sheep) because Ox and Sheep conflict with each other. The characters with this radical in name may cause the separation forever and unpleasant things.

4. 彩、彦、彬、希、欲、祖、禄、福、礼、祜、裘、褚、祥、裴
Chinese characters with the radicals of ''彡'', ''巾'' , ''衣'' and ''衤'' (which are related to clothing). The Ox in the colorful clothing indicates the sacrificial offering and pay for others without regret until death.

Auspicious and Inauspicious Surnames

It would be preferable to select the following surnames for the people born in the Ox year.
蒲、盖、丰、杨、姜、成、石、田、谷、黄、苗、游、康、李、孟、洪、江、池、沈、温、梁、牟、牛、钮、金、谭、姚、家、象、郭、柳、刘、宋、杜、林、季、幸、柏、桂、茆、梅、程、云、雷、汤、黎、叶、万、卢、陈、蒙、钱 and etc.

It would not be good to choose the following surnames:
朱、徐、倪、佟、章、杨、熊、马、许、冯、姜、丁、成、武、盛、狄 and etc.

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Lucky Chinese Names for Male and Female Born in the Year of Ox

Auspicious Given Names for Ox Year Man
鸿远、宣朗、家豪、家宝、建连、 建豪、建庭、辉宏、 秋泽

Auspicious Given Names for Ox Year Woman
芳茹、若芳、茹萍、美美、秀颖、艺莲、苗苗、艺蕾、秀芹、婉颖

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