Ranking as the third animal in the Chinese zodiac, Tigers are the symbol of brave. People born in the year of the Tiger are friendly, brave, competitive, charming and endowed with good luck and authority. With indomitable fortitude and great confidence, the tiger people can be competent leaders. On the other side, they are likely to be impetuous, irritable, overindulged and love to boast to others.
Basic Astrology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: yin The Five Elements: Wood (Mu)
Yin Yang: Yang ([Chinese philosophy] positive/active/male principle in nature) Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4; Avoid: 6, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers: Cineraria
Lucky Colors: blue, grey, white, orange; Avoid: golden, silver, brown
Inhabit in the wide field, the tiger is active, full of valour and vigour in nature. The people born in the year of the Tiger also have these kinds of personalities. They usually act actively but with caution. Once speaking out, they will never regret. Also, they never give up halfway until reach the goal. Although loyal to friends, sometimes they are thought to be not sophisticated enough as they like to stubbornly and arbitrarily cling to their own courses. They would not blame fate and other people but try to overcome when meeting obstacles in career.
The people under the sign of the tiger like going straight. They would go straight forward instead of using some diplomatic means to overcome difficulties which usually make others unpleasant. But they can still finish the task at last. The talented tiger people are ambitions and never satisfied with the general working environment. So, you can see many of them play job-hopping regularly. In career, they usually choose large companies where they could show out their abilities fully and easy to be promoted to a higher position. The shortcomings for them are that they usually act independently, and don’t take colleagues to heart as well as looking down upon them. Please click for more aboutTiger Personality Traits.
Tiger People's Personality by Five Elements
Click the following links to get personalities and horoscope for the five types of Tiger.
→ Wood Tiger: 1974 (Jan. 23, 1974 - Feb. 10, 1975)
→ Water Tiger: 1962 (Feb. 05, 1962 - Jan. 24, 1963)
→ Metal Tiger: 1950 (Feb. 17, 1950 - Feb. 05, 1951) and 2010 (Feb. 14, 2010 - Feb. 02, 2011)
→ Earth Tiger: 1938 (Jan. 31, 1938 - Feb. 18, 1939) or 1998 (Jan. 28, 1998 - Feb. 15, 1999)
→ Fire Tiger: 1926 (Feb. 13, 1926 - Feb. 01, 1927) or 1986 (Feb. 09, 1986 - Jan. 28, 1987)
Tiger'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 Tiger sign born in different time periods will have different characters and fate. Those who were born and will be born between 11:00AM - 01:00PM, 01:00PM - 03:00PM, 05:00PM - 07:00PM and 07:00PM - 09:00PM are the most auspicious.
Best Birth Dates
The Tiger people born in the 3rd, 4th, 11th, 16th, 23rd or the 27th 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 include January, February, March, April and August.
January: It’s on the occasion of the Chinese New Year, all things take on a new aspect. The Tiger born during this month has a pure personality and a strong will. They could be successful in both politics and business. February: Insects Awaken happens on the Chinese lunar month of February. From this time, insects begin to awaken from winter sleep by the spring thunder. The Tigers born during this month usually have amazing talent and get great success in career. March: The Tigers with the birth month of March are born brainy. Whatever they do, they could achieve unexpected good result. During their life, they could win many honors and advance rapidly in work. April: The Tigers born in this month usually enjoy all riches, honors and splendor during the life. They have high positions and handsome salaries. In family, they have good wife or husband and in work, they can get help from dignitaries. In all, they have less worry thus lead a leisurely and carefree life. August: The Tigers born in August are naturally clever. They are surprisingly gifted and have the greatly strengthened comprehension ability. During their life, they usually enjoy a good reputation everywhere and are highly respected by others.
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.
Ideal and Suitable Jobs for the Tiger
The people under the Tiger sign are born leaders and managers. No matter in political, literature and art circles or fields of finance and economics, the Tigers are always come out on top. You could not require them to do those works that never vary. Also, those works that couldn’t bring self ability into play sufficiently are not fit for them. Suitable job fields for the Tigers to show their ability include clinical medicine, catering, literature, cultural, official, judicial, police and government.
When selecting a Chinese name for the people born in the year of Tiger, there are some dos and don’ts you need to know which are based on the characters of the Tiger, zodiac compatibility and Chinese five element theories. Let's take a look at what are good and auspicious names for the male and female Tigers.
→ Auspicious Chinese Names for the Tiger