Chinese Zodiac - Snake

Among the Chinese Zodiac animals, Snake has the sixth position. Snake is regarded to be pliable. Some of the positive characteristics of the people born in the year of the Snake are wise, discreet, agile, attractive and full of sympathy. On the other hand, there is a tendency for them to be lazy, greedy, arrogant and indulging in self-admiration.

Chinese: 蛇 (Shé)
Earthly Branches: Si (巳)
Energy: Yin
Five Elements: Fire (Huo)

Lucky Things

Lucky Flowers: orchid, cactus
Lucky Gemstone: Opal
Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, 9
Lucky Colors: red, light yellow, black
Lucky Directions: northeast, southwest, south
Best Match: Ox, Rooster, Monkey

Unlucky Things

Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7
Unlucky Colors: White, Golden, Brown
Unlucky Direction: Northeast,Northwest
Worst Match: Tiger, Pig

Weekly Horoscope For Snake

Date: Nov 12, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018
You enjoy a good fortune this week. In terms of work, it's a very busy week full of tasks to you. You have the opportunity to receive great projects. Use your superior ability and coordinate with the team well, you will have a great chance to create a new world at the end of the year. In terms of wealth, there are many places where you need to spend money. But you can still maintain balance. Investment income is also stable and good to you this week. In love aspect, you singles are very cautious to start a relationship; you having partners are more susceptible to the third party. So, you'd better have more time spent on communication with your partner.

Weekly Horoscope for Snake

Good Luck Charms for snake

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

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Years of the Snake

Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
02/10/1929 01/29/1930 Yin Earth Ji Si
01/27/1941 02/14/1942 Yin Metal Xin Si
02/14/1953 02/02/1954 Yin Water Gui Si
02/02/1965 01/20/1966 Yin Wood Yi Si
02/18/1977 02/06/1978 Yin Fire Ding Si
02/06/1989 01/26/1990 Yin Earth Ji Si
01/24/2001 02/11/2002 Yin Metal Xin Si
02/10/2013 01/30/2014 Yin Water Gui Si
01/29/2025 02/16/2026 Yin Wood Yi Si

Personality of the Snake

The snake usually makes a bad impression to people as they are thought to be insidious, cunning and devious. Sometimes, in China, the snake is called the 'Little Dragon' as it resembles the dragon in appearance. The person born in the year of the snake projects a perfectly cool exterior at most of the times like the snake has a cool snake skin. In fact, under the calm appearance, hides an eternally fervent heart. At one time, they can composedly observe things around and carry out the task quietly. On the other hand, they are passionate to help others. These can be especially seen from their initiative in helping new colleagues and friends. So they are easy to be trusted and popular among the people. For the women, they are sociable with remarkable disposition. Especially at the dance party, they are usually welcomed and invited by many men.
 
The people under the sign of snake are warm-hearted, positive, willing to accept the challenge and can try very hard to finish the task well. Not as sinister as the real snake, they are beautiful and incredibly sexy and usually behave finely. Both of the men and women are hot and sexy. Most of them are married after having love affairs instead of arranged marriages. Their love can be very sweet. If they can show their enthusiasm in real family life, they can live more happily and last long. You can see the snake people's persistence in love through the traditional Chinese story of 'The White Snake'. Also, the snake people will use unscrupulous divisive tactics to win what they want. In terms of their fortune, it will be smooth when they are young and very good during late years. Please click for more about Snake Personality Traits.

Snake People's Personality by Five Elements
Click the following links to get personalities and destiny for the five types of Snake.
Fire Snake: 1977 (Feb. 18, 1977 - Feb. 06, 1978)
Wood Snake: 1965 (Feb. 02, 1965 - Jan. 20, 1966)
Water Snake: 1953 (Feb. 14, 1953 - Feb. 02, 1954) or 2013 (Feb. 10, 2013 - Jan. 30, 2014)
Metal Snake: 1941 (Jan. 27, 1941 - Feb. 14, 1942) or 2001 (Jan. 24, 2001 - Feb. 11, 2002)
Earth Snake: 1929 (Feb. 10, 1929 - Jan. 29, 1930) or 1989 (Feb. 06, 1989 - Jan. 26, 1990)

Snake People's Personality by Blood Types
→ Snake People with Blood Type O
→ Snake People with Blood Type A
→ Snake People with Blood Type B
→ Snake 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 Snake with other signs. → more about Snake Compatibility.


Best Match

Lively Pair

Worst Match

Best Birth Dates, Months and Times

Snake'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 Dog sign born in different time periods will have different characters and fate. Those who were born and will be born between 23:00-01:00, 01:00-03:00, 03:00-05:00 and 07:00-09:00 are the most auspicious.

Snake's Fate by Birth Date
Best Birth Dates: The Snake people born in the 1st, 10th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 23th, 25th or the 30th day in Chinese lunar calendar are usually blessed with good luck and fortune during the whole life.

Snake's Fate by Birth Month
Best Birth Months: Birth months that could bring good luck to the Snake people are March, April, May, June and July.
March: The Snake people born in March are intelligent, learned, capable and quick-witted in character. They are adaptable to change and usually have lofty ideals and aims. Most of them are models of self-made men who start their business empty-handed and get great success.
April: The Snake with the birth month of April are usually quite well off. They are examples of bravery and wisdom. Also, they are lucky enough to get help from others all the life.
May: The Snake born in May are extraordinary talented, smart and brave in nature. They also have willpower and the mind of philosopher. When doing things, they usually have the foresight to prepare things well in advance.  
June: Honest and earnest, the Snake born during this month are usually big men who respected by others greatly. They usually marry well and have superior offspring. Most of them could make a huge fortune during the life.
July: Born in July, they are fast thinkers and of uncommon brilliance. To others, they are sincere and kind. By using their wisdom of the mind, they could develop great causes.

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 Snake

The people under the Snake sign are fit to those works from which they could fully show their talent. Tasks which are stressful, heavy, mindless and repetitive should be avoided to choose and not fit for the Snake. In art, culture, aesthetics and literature fields, they could develop their full abilities. The Snake people usually have a strong sixth sense and keen intuition. So, in the field of religion, they can work happily. Besides, suitable jobs for them include TV presenter, model, athlete, designer and more.
→ Ideal Jobs and Work Partners for Snake

● Best Working Partners: Ox, Monkey and Rooster
● Best Age to Start a Business for Snake: Age 40 – 60
● Best Career Field for Snake: Entertainment
● Best Business to Do: Boutiques
● Best Direction for Career: East, West, and South

Auspicious Chinese Names

When selecting a Chinese name for the people born in the year of Snake, there are some dos and don’ts you need to know which are based on the personality traits, likes and dislikes as well as zodiac compatibility of the snake. Let's take a look at what are good and auspicious names for the male and female Snakes.
Auspicious Chinese Names for the Snake 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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