Chinese Zodiac - Snake

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    Years of the Snake

    1917 1929 1941 1953 1965 1977 1989 2001 2013 2025

    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

    Snake Horoscope

    Lucky Numbers: 6, 10, 2
    Lucky Colors: Turquoise Green, Cyan Blue

    People under the Snake sign will be blessed by several mighty auspicious stars in 2018 thus have favorable luck for career, wealth and interpersonal relationship. However, you should talk less and do more to avoid disputes.

    Yearly Horoscope for Snake Born in Different Years

    1965 Snake 1977 Snake 1989 Snake

    2018 Horoscope for Snake

    Best Months: March, September, December
    Worst Months: April, May, July

    Snake 2018 monthly horoscope

    Monthly Horoscope for Snake


    Snake conflict with Tai Sui in 2019 which means you will get frustrated in both life and work. With less blessings from auspicious stars yet more impacts from inauspicious stars, your fortunes for each aspect will be destroyed by endless troubles. If you can be more persistent, optimistic and patient, you will turn ill luck into good and make miracles.

    2019 Horoscope for Snake

    View Snake Horscope

    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

    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

    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
    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.

    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.

    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 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 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
    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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