Chinese Zodiac - Tiger

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.

Chinese: 虎 (Hǔ)
Earthly Branches: Yin (寅)
Energy: Yang
Five Elements: Wood (Mu)

Lucky Things

Lucky Flowers: cineraria
Lucky Gemstone: Sapphire
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Lucky Colors: blue, white, gray, orange
Lucky Directions: east, southeast, south
Best Match: Horse, Dog, Pig

Unlucky Things

Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8
Unlucky Colors: Golden, Silver, Brown
Unlucky Direction: Southwest
Worst Match: Snake, Monkey

Weekly Horoscope For Tiger

Date: May 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019
You generally enjoy good luck this week. In terms of work, you could progress work well in the first three days, and some unexpected problems are likely to occur on Thursday. You need to pay attention to the relationship with superior leaders, customers or partners. This week's wealth fortunes are better, and the best day is Tuesday. In terms of love, your male and female's peach blossoms are all prosperous. If you single person is undecided, it is not advisable to make a choice too early. First, observe each other as friends to see if you are suitable for each other.

Weekly Horoscope for Tiger

Years of the Tiger

Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
02/13/1926 02/01/1927 Yang Fire Bing Yin
01/31/1938 02/18/1939 Yang Earth Wu Yin
02/17/1950 02/05/1951 Yang Metal Geng Yin
02/05/1962 01/24/1963 Yang Water Ren Yin
01/23/1974 02/10/1975 Yang Wood Jia Yin
02/09/1986 01/28/1987 Yang Fire Bing Yin
01/28/1998 02/15/1999 Yang Earth Wu Yin
02/14/2010 02/02/2011 Yang Metal Geng Yin
02/01/2022 01/21/2023 Yang Water Ren Yin

Personality of the Tiger

Tiger Man and Women Peronality Traits
Male Tiger Personality 
Female Tiger Personality

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

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.

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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 Tiger with other signs. → more about Tiger Compatibility.

Best Match

Lively Pair

Worst Match

Good Luck Charms for tiger

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

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Best Birth Dates, Months and Times

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.

Tiger's Fate by Birth Date
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.

Tiger's Fate by Birth Month
Best Birth Months: Birth months that could bring good luck to the Tiger include lunar 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 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 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.

● 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

Tiger in Love

The unyielding and independent Tiger people are natural optimists who are generous in dealing with people and things, and wise, a little bossy and possessive in love relationship. In the eyes of them, career is more important than love and they would lean to career if they must make a choice between the two. Read more about Tiger in Love.

Auspicious Chinese Names

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

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