Recent years of the Rooster include 2029, 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957, and 1945.
The Rooster is 10th among the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac cycle. Every 12 years is a Rooster year, beginning at Chinese New Year.
Chinese Zodiac Rooster Years
People born in a year of the Rooster are called Roosters in China. You have a one in 12 chance of being a Rooster.
Rooster years are generally dated by the Chinese lunar calendar (starting at Chinese New Year). So if you were born in January or February.
Zodiac Rooster’s Personality: Roosters are observant, hardworking…
People born in a year of the Rooster are very observant. Hardworking, resourceful, courageous, and talented, Roosters are very confident in themselves.
Active, Amusing, and Popular Among a Crowd
Roosters are always active, amusing, and popular within a crowd. Roosters are talkative, outspoken, frank, open, honest, and loyal individuals. They like to be the center of attention and always appear attractive and beautiful.
Roosters are happiest when they are surrounded by others, whether at a party or just a social gathering. They enjoy the spotlight and will exhibit their charm on any occasion.
Roosters expect others to listen to them while they speak, and can become agitated if they don’t. Vain and boastful, Roosters like to brag about themselves and their accomplishments.
Their behavior of continually seeking the unwavering attention of others annoys people around them at times.
Lucky Things for People Born in a Year of the Rooster
Lucky Things for Roosters:
- Lucky numbers:5, 7, and 8
- Lucky days:the 4th and 26th of any Chinese lunar month
- Lucky colors:gold, brown, and yellow
- Lucky flowers:gladiola, cockscomb
- Lucky directions:south, southeast
- Lucky months:the 2nd, 5th, and 11th Chinese lunar months.
Unlucky Things for Roosters:
- Unlucky color:red
- Unlucky numbers:1, 3, and 9
- Unlucky direction:east
- Unlucky months:the 3rd, 9th, and 12th Chinese lunar months
Wood, Fire, Earth, Gold, and Water Roosters
In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is not just associated with an animal sign but also with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth.
Both the zodiac sign and element are believed to affect one’s personality and destiny. Below are the five types of Rooster:
Love Compatibility for Roosters
Each animal sign has its unique characteristics. The love compatibility of Chinese zodiac animals takes into account the characteristics of each animal. Only those whose characteristics match well can be good partners. See below the compatibility of the Rooster with other animals.
- Best withan Ox or Snake
- Worst witha Rat, Rabbit, Horse, or Pig