Chinese Zodiac - Rabbit (Hare)

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    Years of the Rabbit

    1927 1939 1951 1963 1975 1987 1999 2011 2023 2035

    Rabbit (Hare) represents longevity, discretion and good luck. It has the fourth position in the Chinese Zodiac. People born under the sign of the Rabbit are kind-hearted, friendly, intelligent, cautious, skillful, gentle, quick and live long. They dislike fighting and like to find solutions through compromise and negotiation. On the negative side, Rabbit people have the potential to be superficial, stubborn, melancholy and overly-discreet.

    Chinese: 兔 (Tù)
    Earthly Branches: Mao (卯)
    Energy: Yin
    Five Elements: Wood (Mu)

    Lucky Things

    Lucky Flowers: cyclamen, plantain lily
    Lucky Gemstone: Pearl
    Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9
    Lucky Colors: red, pink, purple, blue
    Lucky Directions: east, southeast, south
    Best Match: Sheep, Dog, Pig

    Unlucky Things

    Unlucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8
    Unlucky Colors: White, Dark Brown, Dark Yellow
    Unlucky Direction: North, West
    Worst Match: Rat, Ox, Horse, Dragon, Rooster

    Rabbit Horoscope

    Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 12
    Lucky Colors: Turquoise Blue, Carmine Red

    Since Rabbit and Dog (2018's sign) are compatible with each other, everything will go well with Rabbit in 2018. You will have quite stable luck and be blessed by several powerful auspicious stars. You could give full play to personal leadership and show extraordinary talents in career.

    Yearly Horoscope for Rabbit Born in Different Years

    1963 Rabbit 1975 Rabbit 1987 Rabbit

    2018 Horoscope for Rabbit

    Best Months: January, February, June
    Worst Months: July, August, November

    Rabbit 2018 monthly horoscope

    Monthly Horoscope for Rabbit


    Rabbit are compatible with Tai Sui of 2019, thus everything will go well in your life. Also blessed by many auspicious stars, you will get help once in trouble, see many opportunities for cooperation in career, get promoted step by step, and have a bright future.

    2019 Horoscope for Rabbit

    View Rabbit Horscope

    The rabbit is a kind of docile animals. They are silent and lovely with no fighting force. They like to lie down silently at most of the time which looks lazy and weak. While, once running, they act very swiftly. It is the same as the people under the sign of the rabbit. When silent, they appear to be very quiet; when move, they are very vigorous and active. Once there are disagreements, they would not attack or offend others but doing their affairs peacefully. Not like the tiger people, there will no big ups and downs for the fate of the people born in the year of the rabbit. Their fortune can reach the summit during the middle ages and go down smoothly later.
    The men under the sign of the rabbit are most family-type. They are fond of trimming the garden, interior decoration and much other housework. As they are usually quiet, the weak, steady and elegant women fit them perfectly. Too extroverted women will be hard to live with them harmoniously.

    The women under the sign of the rabbit are usually perceptual, considerate and thoughtful. They have a keen sense of color and pay great attention to the emotion and atmosphere. So, they can be good secretaries, dinner hostesses and reception staffs. Please click for more about Rabbit Personality Traits.

    Rabbit People's Personality by Five Elements
    Click the following links to get personalities and destiny for the five types of Rabbits.
    Wood Rabbit: 1975 (Feb. 11, 1975 - Jan. 30, 1976)
    Water Rabbit: 1963 (Jan. 25, 1963 - Feb. 12, 1964)
    Metal Rabbit: 1951 (Feb. 06, 1951 - Jan. 26, 1952) and 2011 (Feb. 03, 2011 - Jan. 22, 2012)
    Earth Rabbit: 1939 (Feb. 19, 1939 - Feb. 08, 1940) or 1999 (Feb. 16, 1999 - Feb. 04, 2000)
    Fire Rabbit: 1927 (Feb. 02, 1927 - Jan. 22, 1928) or 1987 (Jan. 29, 1987 - Feb. 16, 1988)

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

    Years of the Rabbit

    Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
    02/02/1927 01/22/1928 Yin Fire Ding Mao
    02/19/1939 02/08/1940 Yin Earth Ji Mao
    02/06/1951 01/26/1952 Yin Metal Xin Mao
    01/25/1963 02/12/1964 Yin Water Gui Mao
    02/11/1975 01/30/1976 Yin Wood Yi Mao
    01/29/1987 02/16/1988 Yin Fire Ding Mao
    02/16/1999 02/04/2000 Yin Earth Ji Mao
    02/03/2011 01/22/2012 Yin Metal Xin Mao
    01/22/2023 02/09/2024 Yin Water Gui Mao

    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 Rabbit with other signs. → more about Rabbit Compatibility.

    Best Match

    Lively Pair

    Worst Match

    Best Birth Dates, Months and Times

    Rabbit's Fate by 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 Rabbit sign born in different time periods will have different characters and fate. Those who were born and will be born between 05:00-07:00 and 11:00-13:00 are the most auspicious.

    Best Birth Dates
    The Rabbit people born in the 1st, 10th, 17th, 22nd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th or the 30th day in Chinese lunar calendar are usually blessed with good luck and fortune during the whole life.

    Best Birth Months
    Best birth months for the Rabbits include February, March, April, May and August. They are endowed with good luck in many aspects.
    February: The Rabbits born during February could get both fame and wealth during their life. They are clever and good at learning from experience. They usually could live comfortable and happily.
    March: No matter women or men, the Rabbits born in March are both blessed. They are smart, lively, open-minded and courageous in character. The life for them is promising and career is brilliant. Also, they usually have great power and influence in society.
    April: Fortune and chances favor the Rabbits born in April. They are mild, elegant, learned and capable. All their life will be happy, auspicious, smooth and glorious.
    May: The Rabbits with the birth month of May are business-minded enough to manage their career well. In personality, they are literate, respectful and honest. The whole life for them will be safe, prosperous and lucky. 
    August: Riches, honor and splendor favor the Rabbit born in August. They are kind, virtuous and popular in character. Besides, their descendants could win credit for them. Therefore, they live happily for life. 

    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.

    Careers for Rabbit

    Have a keen sense of art, the Rabbit people are suitable to literature, fine arts, architecture, music and art related works. In these fields, they could present their talents and get great achievements. Also, those works that need carefulness and observation such as business consultants, translators and house maids are good choices. In addition, those occupations that need interpersonal relationships such as a public relations official are fit for the Rabbits. What they should avoid are those emphasizing the relationship of interests and manual works, e.g. political and business circles. 

    ● Best Working Partners: Sheep, Dog and Pig
    ● Best Age to Start a Business for Rabbit:Age 40-50
    ● Best Career Field for Rabbit: Quality Inspection
    ● Best Business to Do: Dessert Shop, Ice Cream Parlor
    ● Best Direction for Career:  East, South, Southeast, Northwest
    When selecting a Chinese name for the people born in the year of Rabbit, there are some dos and don’ts you need to know which are based on the characters of the Rabbit, zodiac compatibility and Chinese five element theories. Let's take a look at what are good and auspicious names for the male and female Rabbits.
    Auspicious Chinese Names for Rabbit Year People

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