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Year of the Rabbit – 4th Chinese Zodiac Animal

The Year of the Rabbit is forth in the 12-year cycle of animal years of the Chinese zodiac. Rabbit years are …1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023… If you were born in one of the years, then you are a Rabbit.

A myth says that the Jade Emperor held a competition and said the order of the 12-cycle animal signs would be decided by the order in which the zodiac animals arrived at his palace. Ox came first but Rat climbed up its head and landed ahead of Ox, Tiger and Rabbit following. So the top 4 became Rat, Ox, Tiger, and Rabbit.

Chinese Zodiac Years – Rabbit Years

Years sharing the same animal sign and element repeat every 60 years. The five elements are Metal (Gold), Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth. It is said that birth animal signs and elements decide people's characteristics.

Type Year of Birth Personality
Wood Rabbit 1915, 1975 Cute, smart, calculating inside
Fire Rabbit 1927, 1987 Intelligent, broad-minded with special foresight
Earth Rabbit 1939, 1999 Self-disciplined, lack of romance
Metal Rabbit 1951, 2011 Kind, warm-hearted, love to be surrounded by friends
Water Rabbit 1963, 2023 Gentle, adaptable and dependent

Rabbit's Personality Traits

Positive Attributes:

People who were born in a Rabbit year appear to be as quiet as rabbits, so we may have an illusion of thinking they are relatively weak, but in fact Rabbits have a very strong willpower. They have their own ideals, and will work very hard to pursue their goals.

Negative Attributes:

Almost all Rabbits were born with the same shortcoming – they have no ambition. They are sometimes very timid and afraid to fight evil forces, which is also possible because they are longing for such a comfortable life.

Rabbit's Love Compatibility

Rabbit's Love Compatibility

Best Match with Rabbit: Goat, Monkey, Dog, or Pig

Rabbit and Goat are both romantic and kind. They will tolerate each other and enjoy marriage life. Similar to Goats, Pig get along great with Rabbits and tend to live happily ever after.

Moneys and Dogs fit Rabbits as well. They have complementing personalities.

Worst Match with Rabbit: Dragon, Snake, Horse, or Rooster

Both Rabbit and Snake are calm, intelligent and perfectionists, which may intensify their relationship.
Rabbit and Horse will never trust or understand each other, so as Rooster.
Dragon and Rabbit won’t get along well.

Lucky Things for Rabbit for 2020

Lucky Things for Rabbits

Rabbit's Prediction for 2020

Rabbit prediction

Prosperous career and ambitious goals

It is not a good year for Rabbits' careers in 2020. Rabbits will meet some difficulties and suffer from great pressure in their career. They were likely to lose heart and feel nervous easily in the course of this hard time. When they are in trouble, they should learn to keep calm.

One way to solve their issues are keep trying and believe in themselves. Another way is that they can change to another place to find other development opportunities.

  • Ideal jobs for Rabbits: artist, teacher, doctor, secretary, translator, babysitter, musician, litterateur.

Choosing a proper job will do rabbits a favor to succeed more easily.

Finance—investment should be cautious

Rabbits should make good use of their money. They should avoid risky investment, but if they find a proper chance to invest, they should seize the opportunity. The best month for investment is the first Chinese lunar month. Meanwhile, they should make a good plan on their money before investment.

The most important thing is that Rabbits should save money for unexpected needs. They must not believe anyone who tells them to invest easily. Before lending money to other people, they should think twice to avoid financial loss.

Health—a little unfavorable

Rabbits may suffer from all kinds of disease. But if they take regular exercise, it won't be a big problem for them. What's worst, they may even suffer from nervous system disease because of their unstable mood. The best way to solve this problem is to keep healthy and stay positive. In addition, they should go to hospital to check up their bodies at a regular time. In daily life, they shouldn't stay up late too much and keep a balanced diet.


  • For a single person, it is a pleasant time for them to find the right partner. But for married people or lovers, they should keep good communication with their partners and give more courage to help their partners to get through this tough time.
  • For friends, Rabbits may meet a lot of people. But because it is not a lucky year for Rabbit, so they should make friends with strangers carefully in case that they are cheated by bad guys.

Female Rabbits in Love—polite, freedom, quiet, and gentle.

Female rabbits like freedom, they don't like to be constrained in a relationship. They don't fall in love with anyone easily. Once female rabbits fall in love with someone, they will set all their mind in their love. They love their lovers so much that, once they are hurt by their lovers, their hearts will be easy to be worn out. They can get on well with people around them. Because of their character, they are popular among many males. Above all, female rabbits value their families very much.

Male Rabbits in Love—kind, gentle, independent.

Male rabbits like to live a stable life with their lovers. They are kind to people who they love, and they are popular among many females due to their good manners. As for marriage, they hold a negative view. Although they are gentle to their lovers, they may be callous to other people sometimes.

Famous People Born in the Year of Rabbit

Born in 6 BC Liu Xiu (Guangwu Di, the founding emperor of Eastern Han Dynasty)
Born in 175 Zhou Yu (a famous general of Dong Wu kingdom)
Born in 223 Ji Kang (a famous musician in China’s Three Kingdoms Period)
Born in 571 Li Jing (a famous general in Tang Dynasty)
Born in 1039 Su Zhe (a famous writer in Song Dynasty)
Born in 1819 Queen Victoria
Born in 1963 Michael Jordan
Born in 1975 Tiger Woods
Born in 1987 Maria Sharapova (Russian tennis player)
Some other celebrities Whitney Houston, Jet Li, Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Lionel Andrés Messi, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Sara Gilbert

People born in Rabbit years are kind, gentle and elegant. They have lucky and unlucky things. In 2020, Rabbit people will meet some difficulties in career, be risky in investment, suffer from disease, help partners get through tough time. All these predictions, however, serve for reference only, just like western astrology.

Introduction to the 12 Animals

We list all the 12 zodiac animals with detailed information, if you want to check out the animal sign that your parents or your kids belong to:

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