Names for Each Chinese Zodiac Sign

Chinese Astrology Zodiac Names

Rat:
Metal Rat ( Born in Jan. 28, 1960 - Feb. 14, 1961) - Rat on the Roof
Water Rat (Feb. 15, 1972 - Feb. 02, 1973) - Rat in the Field
Wood Rat (Feb. 02, 1984 - Feb. 19, 1985) - Rat in the Warehouse
Fire Rat (Jan. 24, 1936 - Feb. 10, 1937 or Feb.19, 1996 - Feb. 06, 1997) - Rat on the Beam
Earth Rat (Feb. 10, 1948 - Jan. 28, 1949 or Feb. 06, 2008 - Jan. 25, 2009) -Rat on the Mountain

Ox:
Metal Ox (Feb. 15, 1961 - Feb. 04, 1962) - Ox in the Sea
Water Ox (Feb. 03, 1973 - Jan. 22, 1974) - Ox in the Lake
Wood Ox (Jan. 24, 1925 - Feb. 12, 1926 or Feb. 20, 1985 - Feb. 08, 1986) - Ox inside the Gate
Fire Ox (Feb. 11, 1937 - Jan. 30, 1938 or Feb. 07, 1997 - Jan. 27, 1998) - Ox on the Way
Earth Ox (Jan. 29, 1949 - Feb. 16, 1950 or Jan. 26, 2009 – Feb. 13, 2010) - Ox outside the Gate

Tiger:
Metal (Feb. 17, 1950 - Feb. 05, 1951 or Feb. 14, 2010 - Feb. 02, 2011) - Tiger in the Forest
Water (Feb. 05, 1962 - Jan. 24, 1963) - Tiger Crossing the Mountain
Wood (Jan. 23, 1974 - Feb. 10, 1975) - Tiger Descending the Mountain
Fire (Feb. 13, 1926 - Feb. 01, 1927 or Feb. 09, 1986 - Jan. 28, 1987) - Tiger Passing through the Forest
Earth (Jan. 31, 1938 - Feb. 18, 1939 or Jan. 28, 1998 - Feb. 15, 1999) - Tiger Standing Still

Rabbit:
Metal (Feb. 06, 1951 - Jan. 26, 1952 or Feb. 03, 2011 - Jan. 22, 2012) - Rabbit Looking at the Moon
Water (Jan. 25, 1963 - Feb. 12, 1964) - Rabbit Running out of the Forest
Wood (Feb. 11, 1975 - Jan. 30, 1976) - Rabbit in the Burrow
Fire (Feb. 02, 1927 - Jan. 22, 1928 or Jan. 29, 1987 - Feb. 16, 1988) - Rabbit Running in the Forest
Earth (Feb. 19, 1939 - Feb. 08, 1940 or Feb. 16, 1999 - Feb. 04, 2000) - Buddha Rabbit

Dragon:
Metal (Feb. 09, 1940 - Jan. 26, 1941 or Feb. 05, 2000 - Jan. 23, 2001) - Yielding Dragon
Water (Jan. 27, 1952 - Feb. 13, 1953 or Jan. 23, 2012 - Feb. 09, 2013) - Angry Dragon
Wood (Feb. 13, 1964 - Feb. 01, 1965) - Dragon in the Rain
Fire (Jan. 31, 1976 - Feb. 17, 1977) - Cheerful Dragon
Earth (Jan. 23, 1928 - Feb. 09, 1929 or Feb. 17, 1988 - Feb. 05, 1989) - Dragon Flying to Heaven

Snake:
Metal (Jan. 27, 1941 - Feb. 14, 1942 or Jan. 24, 2001 - Feb. 11, 2002) - Prosperous Snake
Water (Feb. 14, 1953 - Feb. 02, 1954 or Feb. 10, 2013 - Jan. 30, 2014) - Snake Sleeping in the Winter
Wood (Feb. 02, 1965 - Jan. 20, 1966) - Snake in the Grass
Fire (Feb. 18, 1977 - Feb. 06, 1978) - Snake Coming out of the Hole
Earth (Feb. 10, 1929 - Jan. 29, 1930 or Feb. 06, 1989 - Jan. 26, 1990) - Snake in the Fish Pound

Horse:
Metal (Jan. 27, 1990 - Feb. 14, 1991) - Horse in the Hall
Water (Feb. 15, 1942 - Feb. 04, 1943 or Feb. 12, 2002 - Jan. 31, 2003) - Horse in the Army
Wood (Jan. 31, 1954 - Feb. 17, 1955 or Jan.28, 2014 - Feb. 15, 2015) - Horse in the Clouds
Fire (Jan. 21, 1966 - Feb. 08, 1967) - Horse on the Way
Earth (Feb. 07, 1978 - Jan. 27, 1979) - Horse within the Gate

Sheep/Goat/Ram:
Metal (Feb. 17, 1931 - Feb. 5, 1932 or Feb. 15, 1991 - Feb. 3, 1992) - Prosperous Sheep/Ram
Water (Feb. 5, 1943 - Jan. 24, 1944 or Feb. 2, 2003 - Jan. 21, 2004) - Ram in the Flock of Sheep
Wood (Jan. 24, 1955 - Feb. 11, 1956 or Feb. 19, 2015 - Feb. 7, 2016) - Sheep/Ram Respected by Others
Fire (Feb. 9, 1967 - Jan. 29, 1968) - Lonely Sheep/Ram
Earth (Feb. 1, 1919 - Feb. 19, 1920 or Jan. 28, 1979 - Feb. 15, 1980) - Sheep/Ram Running on the Mountain

Monkey:
Metal (Feb. 20, 1920 - Feb. 7, 1921 or Feb. 16, 1980 - Feb. 4, 1981) - Monkey in the Fruit Tree
Water (Feb. 6, 1932 - Jan. 25, 1933 or Feb. 4, 1992 - Jan. 22, 1993) - Elegant Monkey
Wood (Jan. 25, 1944 - Feb. 12, 1945 or Jan. 22, 2004 - Feb. 8, 2005) - Monkey Climbing a Tree
Fire (Feb. 12, 1956 - Jan. 30, 1957 or Feb. 8, 2016 - Jan. 27, 2017) - Monkey Climbing the Mountain
Earth (Jan. 30, 1968 - Feb. 16, 1969) - Lonely Monkey

Rooster:
Metal (Feb. 05, 1981 - Jan. 24, 1982) - Rooster in the Hen Roost
Water (Jan. 26, 1933 - Feb. 13, 1934 or Jan. 23, 1993 - Feb. 09, 1994) - Singing Rooster
Wood (Feb. 13, 1945 - Feb. 01, 1946 or Feb.09, 2005 - Jan. 28, 2006) - Rooster Announcing the Dawn
Fire (Jan. 31, 1957 - Feb. 17, 1958 or Jan.28, 2017 - Feb. 15, 2018) - Lonely Rooster
Earth (Feb. 17, 1969 - Feb. 05, 1970) - Rooster in the Cage

Dog:
Metal (Feb. 06, 1970 - Jan. 26, 1971) - Dog on Guard
Water (Jan. 25, 1982 - Feb. 12, 1983) - Sleepy Dog
Wood (Feb. 14, 1934 - Feb. 03, 1935 or Feb. 10, 1994 - Jan. 30, 1995) - Dog Going into the Mountain
Fire (Feb. 02, 1946 - Jan. 21, 1947 or Jan. 29, 2006 - Feb. 17, 2007) - Temple Dog
Earth (Feb. 18, 1958 - Feb. 07, 1959 or Feb. 16, 2018 - Feb. 04, 2019) - Family Dog

Pig:
Metal (Jan. 27, 1971 - Feb. 24, 1972) - Pig Passing by
Water (Feb. 13, 1983 - Feb. 01, 1984) - Pig Passing the Mountain
Wood (Feb. 04, 1935 - Jan. 23, 1936 or Jan. 31, 1995 - Feb. 18, 1996) - Monastery Pig
Fire (Jan. 22, 1947 - Feb. 09, 1948 or Feb.18, 2007 - Feb. 06, 2008) - Pig in the Garden
Earth (Feb. 08, 1959 - Jan. 27, 1960 or Feb. 05, 2019 - Jan. 24, 2020) - Pig in the Forest

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