Years of the Rat

Metal Rat Wood Rat Water Rat Fire Rat Earth Rat

Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
02/05/1924 01/23/1925 Yang Wood Jia Zi
01/24/1936 02/10/1937 Yang Fire Bing Zi
02/10/1948 01/28/1949 Yang Earth Wu Zi
01/28/1960 02/14/1961 Yang Metal Geng Zi
02/15/1972 02/02/1973 Yang Water Ren Zi
02/02/1984 02/19/1985 Yang Wood Jia Zi
02/19/1996 02/06/1997 Yang Fire Bing Zi
02/06/2008 01/25/2009 Yang Earth Wu Zi
01/25/2020 02/11/2021 Yang Metal Geng Zi

Personality of the Rat

It’s a fate that rat and human beings are greatly related with each other. They often eat our food and have the ability to survive at anywhere without picky about food. Because of this, the people born in the year of the Rat are outgoing, optimistic and highly adaptable in any environment. They are not the people who haggle over every ounce but stay at ease under all circumstances. So, they are easy to be liked and helped by others.
 
The Rat people are endowed with the power of acute observation, anticipation, and visionary power. You can get a validation from an old saying among the boatmen – ‘Rats leave (or desert or forsake) a sinking ship’ which means the rat can aware that the ship will be wrecked and run away in advance. Also, for a factory, once there are rats run out one after another, it predicts the fire damage is coming soon. Because of the ability, the rat people are usually good at some creativity works. They can be artistic creators, inventors, innovators etc. However, they should not rely on this power to deal with things completely. Think hard and ask for the opinions from others are very important. Please click for more about Rat Personality Traits

Male Rat Personality Female Rat Personality Rat People with Blood Type O Rat People with Blood Type A Rat People with Blood Type B Rat People with Blood Type AB

What Birth Times Are Lucky for the Rat?

Rat Horoscope

2024 Horoscope

People born under the zodiac animal sign of the Rat will be in harmony with Tai Sui in 2024, and there will be a lot of surprises around them this year. The Rats are very progressive and hardworking. Once they get good luck, they will be able to give full play to their own strengths and abilities, achieve more brilliant performance than others, and earn a lot of money.

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Lucky Number: 1, 6
Lucky Color: Golden

Horoscope for Rat born in: 1960 1972 1984 1996

2024 Horoscope for Rat

The First Lunar Month Horoscope For the Rat

Feb 10, 2024– Mar 09, 2024

In January, people born under the zodiac animal sign of the Rat will have a particularly good fortune. Their work will progress smoothly, and the family atmosphere will be particularly harmonious. Their work performance will be fairly good, but they should never be negligent. In the months of good fortune, they should work harder to lay a good foundation for their development.

Monthly Horoscope for Rat

Good Luck Charms for Rat

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

Lucky Things to do

Lucky things for Rat
  • Lucky Numbers: 2, 3
  • Lucky Colors: Blue, Golden, Green
  • Lucky Directions: Southeast, Northeast
  • Best Match: Dragon, Monkey, Ox
  • Lucky Flowers: Lily, African violet, Lily of the valley
  • Lucky Gemstone: Garnet
Unlucky things for Rat
  • Unlucky Numbers: 5, 9
  • Unlucky Colors: Yellow, Brown
  • Unlucky Direction: West
  • Worst Match: Rabbit, Horse, Sheep, Rooster

Rat Love Compatibility and Relationship

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. Read more about Rat Compatibility
Best Match
Best Match
Zodiac Dragon Zodiac  Monkey Zodiac  Ox
Lively Pair
Lively Pair
Zodiac Rat Zodiac Tiger Zodiac Snake Zodiac Dog Zodiac Pig
Worst Match
Worst Match
Zodiac Rabbit Zodiac  Horse Zodiac  Sheep Zodiac  Rooster

Rat In Love

Rat is one of the top four zodiac signs blessed in love relationship. People born in the year of the Rat are usually good-looking, elegant and quite popular among the opposite sex. Read more about Rat in Love

How to Know a Rat is in Love with You? Male Rats' Attitude Towards Love Female Rats' Attitude Towards Love

Careers for Rat

The people under the Rat sign are fit to those kinds of creative jobs such as artists, editors and writers. Also, the Rat people are best suited to technical jobs such as gardeners and craftsmen. Warmhearted and uninhibited, the Rats are fond of charitable causes. As long as there is any jobs related to charity, you can see the Rat people working there wholeheartedly. However, the Rats are not good at political works and actual participation in the work. Read more about Careers for Rat
Ideal Jobs and Work Partners for Rat
  • Best Working Partners: Ox, Monkey, Dragon
  • Best Age to Start a Business for Rat:Age 35 – 45
  • Best Career Field for Rat: Finance and Economy
  • Best Business to Do: Clinic, Drug Store, Grain and Oil Shop
  • Best Direction for Career: Southwest, West and Northwest

Auspicious Chinese Names

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

Famous People Born in the Rat Year

Ben Affleck, Charlotte Bronte, Clark Gable, George Bush Sr., George Washington, John F. Kennedy Jr., John McCain, Marlon Brando, Prince Charles, Richard Nixon, Scarlett Johansson, Sean Penn, Shaquille O'Neal, William Shakespeare, Wayne Gretzky, Wilt Chamberlain, Yves St Laurent.

Chinese Celebrities: Du Fu (a famous Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty), Zhuangzi (an influential Chinese Taoist philosopher in the Warring States Period)

Lastest Questions and Answers

Auspicious wedding date (0 Reply ) Asked by I***a | 6/23/2023 3:50:15 AM

Hi! Bride zodiac is Rat (born 7 January 1997), groom zodiac is Ox (born 5 October 1997)..What is the good wedding date for us in November or December...

about the rat being gullible? i was wondering what zodiac sign who wrote that? (0 Reply ) Asked by s***f | 8/18/2022 10:33:35 PM

i personally think that you may think we are gullible, but we are also just leading you on, for example, you are bluffing a story, and it sounded...

Auspicious Wedding Days between March 2023 and Mid June 2023 (2 Replies ) Asked by J***a | 7/2/2022 5:10:11 PM

Would like your recommendation on auspicious wedding dates on Saturday or Sunday, between March 2023 to Mid June 2023. Bride - Tiger/Pisces 1986,...

Wedding Date (1 Reply ) Asked by J***e | 6/20/2022 5:50:32 AM

Hi YCA, would like your recommendation for a wedding date for us between March to May 2023 please. Groom - Monkey, Bride - Dog. Parents zodiac are...

0ver 40 love (0 Reply ) Asked by K***i | 4/30/2022 1:18:41 AM

Im female 02/22/80 monkey Pisces and He is 06/06/84 Rat Gemini. I attracted many Gemini females and Males, we are not really compatible, but they...