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Year Of The Rooster

Year Of The Rooster – Chinese Zodiac

The Year of the Rooster follows the Year of the Monkey.

It is the tenth animal sign in the Chinese zodiac.

This animal sign repeats every twelfth year.

People born in the Rooster years are said to be optimistic and detail-oriented.

Take a look at the personality traits of people born in the Years of the Rooster.


Year Of The Rooster: Dates

Like other animals in the zodiac, the Years of the Rooster are affected by the five elements cyclically. Chinese astrology is based on the lunar calendar. The actual dates of Chinese zodiac Rooster Years affected by the different elements are:

Year of Wood Rooster:

13 February 1945 – 1 February 1946
9 February 2005 – 28 January 2006

Year of Fire Rooster:

31 January 1957 – 17 February 1958
28 January 2017 – 15 February 2018

Year of Earth Rooster:

17 February 1969 – 5 February 1970
13 February 2029 – 2 February 2030

Year of Metal Rooster:

5 February 1981 – 24 January 1982

Year of Water Rooster:

23 January 1993 – 9 February 1994


Personality Traits

The Rooster Year symbolizes truthfulness and immediate action. It is also supposed to be a symbol of good luck that keeps away evil spirits.

Positive Traits

People born in the Year of the Rooster are beautiful and fashionable with a good dress sense. They are quite sharp and get annoyed easily. They have high self-esteem and do not rely on others. Also, they are orderly and hard-working.

The Rooster personalities are outgoing, brilliant, and truthful. They are also motivated, affectionate, and competent. They hate people who waste time and do not mind being followers.


Negative Traits

Those born in the Rooster years are blunt, sarcastic, and ego-centric. They are also prejudiced and like to brag about themselves. They like to advise others but are not ready to accept other’s ideas. They get excited very fast but lose interest very quickly.

Chinese zodiac Roosters can be weird at times and fail to connect with others. They find fault with others and assume that they are always correct. Temperamentally they are not stable.

Influence of Elements

Characteristics of Year of the Rooster people changes based on the 5 elements.


Metal Rooster

Metal Roosters can be foolhardy creatures with plenty of pride. They can be aloof, extremely boastful, and rarely take note of the viewpoint of others. They need the emotional support of a love mate. These people tend to be ruthless in their conversations with others, which is highly annoying to others. These Roosters are clever and capable people who can be admired by really patient people.

Water Rooster

Water Roosters are more flexible, and are likely to be open to the suggestions of others. They are friendlier, and will not brag about themselves often. They motivate their colleagues at work with their dynamism and meticulousness. Water roosters are highly dependable and more relaxed. They wear sober dresses and attract lot of friends with their brain power and capability.

Wood Roosters

Wood Roosters are not as eccentric as those born in the same Chinese sign. They are very group-oriented. They use their talents to finish the projects they take up with the cooperation of their fellow workers. These people like to have a big social circle and share the attention with them. Wood Roosters are compassionate by nature, and indulge in charitable activities.

Fire Rooster

Fire Roosters are highly demonstrative, and have excellent leadership qualities. They motivate others by their hard work and managerial capabilities. They are extroverts to the core and spend a lot of time and energy to have the best clothing and grooming possible. Fire roosters are domineering by nature, and expect others to follow them. They are likely to annoy others by their candidness.

Earth Rooster

Earth Roosters are more reticent than other roosters, and never care about publicity. They take pleasure in achieving their goals swiftly and successfully. They do not blow their horns and are charming and stable as friends. Those born in these Rooster years are extremely multi-talented and expect the same from their colleagues.


The Year of the Rooster people have high immunity and do not fall sick frequently. And even when ill, they tend to recover quite fast. They are energetic and take pleasure in climbing mountains and water sports. Their temperament is subject to quick changes which makes them anxious and grumpy sometimes.


People born in the Years of the Rooster give top priority to their jobs and are extremely industrious. They are versatile and can take up various jobs without problem. They are more dedicated to their work than others. Some careers suitable for roosters are Surgeon, Journalist, Soldier, Sales Representative, Dentist, Teacher, Caterer, News Reader, Hair Dresser, Police Officer, and Customer Service Manager.


The Rooster Years people are faithful and committed to friendship. Whenever they promise something, they will make all efforts to fulfill their word. On the negative side, they tend to blow their own horn about themselves and their deeds. This will annoy their friends and relations.

In matters of love, the Roosters are highly romantic and enjoy the company of their mates. They cannot take disappointments in love. Sometimes they may seek new partners if they lose interest in their present companion.

Luck & Compatibility

  • Highly Compatible with Ox, Snake, Dragon
  • Should Avoid Rat, Dog, Rabbit
  • Lucky Colors: Golden, Yellow, Brown
  • Unlucky Colors: White, Green
  • Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8
  • Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
  • Lucky Flowers: Cockscomb, Balsamine, Gladiola
  • Lucky Directions: Southwest, West, Northeast

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