Chinese Zodiac - Tiger

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    Years of the Tiger

    1926 1938 1950 1962 1974 1986 1998 2010 2022 2034

    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

    Tiger Horoscope

    Lucky Numbers: 3, 7, 11
    Lucky Colors: White, Light Grey, Ultramarine

    Since Tiger and Dog are in one of the Four Compatible Groups in Chinese Zodiac, Tiger will have favorable luck in 2018, the year of Wood Dog, with the help of benefactor. You will give better play to your talent and ability, and your luck for wealth will rise smoothly.

    Yearly Horoscope for Tiger Born in Different Years

    1962 Tiger 1974 Tiger 1986 Tiger

    2018 Horoscope for Tiger

    Best Months: January, April, June
    Worst Months: July, August, October

    Tiger 2018 monthly horoscope

    Monthly Horoscope for Tiger


    In 2019,Tiger will damage Tai Sui, implying unstable luck and many troubles during the year. Your luck for money, love, health and interpersonal relationship will be damaged easily. It’s better to be prudent for things uncertain about, have two strings to your bow and try not to stir up troubles in the year.

    2019 Horoscope for Tiger

    View Tiger Horscope

    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 about Tiger 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 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

    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

    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

    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.

    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 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. 

    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
    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

    Lastest Questions and Answers

    Eyes of tiger (only eyes) (1 Reply ) Asked by Pooja Patel | 2/11/2018 11:13:07 AM

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