Chinese Zodiac - Dragon

As the symbol of Chinese nation, dragon represents authority and good fortune. It has the fifth position among the Chinese zodiac animals. People born in the year of the Dragon are powerful, kind-hearted, successful, innovative, brave, healthy courageous and enterprising. However, they tend to be conceited, scrutinizing, tactless, quick-tempered and over-confident.

Chinese: 龙 (Lónɡ)
Earthly Branches: Chen (辰)
Energy: Yang
Five Elements: Earth (Tu)

Lucky Things

Lucky Flowers: bleeding heart vine, larkspur
Lucky Gemstone: Amethyst
Lucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7
Lucky Colors: golden, silver, hoary
Lucky Directions: west, northwest, north
Best Match: Rat, Monkey, Rooster

Unlucky Things

Unlucky Numbers: 3, 8, 9
Unlucky Colors: Cyan, Green
Unlucky Direction: Northwest
Worst Match: Ox, Dog, Sheep, Rabbit, Dragon

Weekly Horoscope For Dragon

Date: Oct 22, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018
You have a declining fortune this week. In work, you don't' have a high enthusiasm this week, and there may even some delays. In particular, if you are managers or self-employed operators, you need to prevent delays in work due to subordinates. If there are new projects or new partners, you need to cautiously observe and then act. In terms of wealth, it is relatively stable, but it is not suitable for investing in new financial projects. It is necessary to pay more attention to savings. In terms of love, you married could enjoy a happy week with your partner, while the you single person although intends to get rid of the single status, but seems to be a little timid when facing the one you love.

Weekly Horoscope for Dragon

Good Luck Charms for dragon

Choose a Chinese Zodiac lucky charm bracelet for dragon to help you improve luck and exorcise evil spirits in daily life.

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Years of the Dragon

Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
01/23/1928 02/09/1929 Yang Earth Wu Chen
02/09/1940 01/26/1941 Yang Metal Geng Chen
01/27/1952 02/13/1953 Yang Water Ren Chen
02/13/1964 02/01/1965 Yang Wood Jia Chen
01/31/1976 02/17/1977 Yang Fire Bing Chen
02/17/1988 02/05/1989 Yang Earth Wu Chen
02/05/2000 01/23/2001 Yang Metal Geng Chen
01/23/2012 02/09/2013 Yang Water Ren Chen
02/10/2024 01/25/2025 Yang Wood Jia Chen

Personality of the Dragon

Among all the twelve Chinese zodiac signs, dragon is the only fictitious and deified animal that doesn't exist in the world. It is one of the four most revered animals of ancient China (they other three are phoenix, tortoise and kylin). The dragon images now we see are just from people's imagination. Because of this, the people born in the year of the dragon are usually dreamers fond of imagining. This gives others an unreal sense about them. To mention about their work, they can work hard at the beginning but usually give up once encounter difficulties. The permanent jobs with fixed salary are not fit for them. Those need more imagination like interior designers, architects, artists or cultural workers are suitable for them. The dragon women usually are typical modern occupation female paying much attention to their work while neglecting marriage. In general, the people under the dragon sign are mostly marry at a mature age as concentrating too much on their career. Please click for more about Dragon Personality Traits.

Dragon People's Personality by Five Elements
Click the following links to get personalities and horoscope for the five types of Dragon.
Fire Dragon: 1976 (Jan. 31, 1976 - Feb. 17, 1977)
Wood Dragon: 1964 (Feb. 13, 1964 - Feb. 01, 1965)
Water Dragon: 1952 (Jan. 27, 1952 - Feb. 13, 1953) or 2012 (Jan. 23, 2012 - Feb. 09, 2013)
Metal Dragon: 1940 (Feb. 09, 1940 - Jan. 26, 1941) or 2000 (Feb. 05, 2000 - Jan. 23, 2001)  
Earth Dragon: 1928 (Jan. 23, 1928 - Feb. 09, 1929) or 1988 (Feb. 17, 1988 - Feb. 05, 1989)

Dragon People's Personality by Blood Types
→ Dragon People with Blood Type O
→ Dragon People with Blood Type A
→ Dragon People with Blood Type B
→ Dragon People with Blood Type AB

Compatibility with other Animals

Each Chinese zodiac sign has compatible or incompatible signs according to their characteristics’ compatibility. If your find your signs are compatible, you could get along well in most cases. In opposite, you need to do more effort to be together harmoniously.

Following are the compatibility chart of the Dragon with other signs. → more about Dragon Compatibility.


Best Match

Lively Pair

Worst Match

Best Birth Dates, Months and Times

Dragon's Fate by Birth Time
Best Birth Time:The birth time of people plays a very important role in terms of whether the destiny is auspicious or not. People under the Dragon sign born in different time periods will have different characters and fate. Those who were born and will be born between 11:00PM - 01:00AM and 07:00AM - 09:00AM are the most auspicious.

Dragon's Fate by Birth Date
Best Birth Dates
:The Dragon people born in the 1st, 3rd, 9th, 12th, 13th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 25th, 28th or the 30th day in Chinese lunar calendar are usually blessed with good luck and fortune during the whole life.

Dragon's Fate by Birth Month
Best Birth Months: The Dragon people born in February, March, April, July or August are usually lucky and fortunate.
February: The Dragon people born in February could have a prosperous fortune and great success in career. Owning a great power and high position, they are well-respected by people.
March: Blessed with great talent, the Dragons born in March are usually put in an important position in work. Also, they are strong-willed and perseverant. Most of them could achieve a high official position.
April: Full of vigor, wise and highly regarded by others, the Dragon people with the birth month of April are winners both in fame and profit.
July: Blessed with extraordinary talent and courage, the Dragons born in July could get success in every aspect. They could keep good health and are regarded venerable.
August: The dragons with the birth month of August are always outstanding figures. They are also popular among friends and enjoy a free life by traveling around the world.

Note: The dates and months here is based on the Chinese lunar calendar. Please use the Gregorian-Chinese Calendar Converter tool on Chinese calendar page to find your lunar birth date and month.

Careers for Dragon

The Dragon people are not fit to those manual and mechanical jobs. They should choose those works from which they could display their creative and thinking talents well. Therefore, working as an office man is not fit to a Dragon. Suitable jobs for them include statesmen, conductors, artists, critics, sportsmen and explorers.
 
● Best Working Partners: Rat, Monkey, Rooster
● Best Age to Start a Business for Dragon:Age 25 – 45
● Best Career Field for Dragon: Architecture
● Best Business to Do: Bar, Hardware Store
● Best Direction for Career: North, West and Southwest

Auspicious Chinese Names

When selecting a Chinese name for the people born in the year of Dragon, there are some dos and don’ts you need to know which are based on the characters of the Dragon, zodiac compatibility and Chinese five element theories. Let's take a look at what are good and auspicious names for the male and female Dragons.
Auspicious Chinese Names for the Dragon Year People

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Chinese Calendar

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廿一/21
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廿二/22
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廿三/23
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廿六/26
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廿七/27
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廿八/28
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廿九/29
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初二/2
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初三/3
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初四/4
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初五/5
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初九/9
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十一/11
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廿三/23
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廿四/24
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