Updated: Oct 14, 2022
Years of the Rooster include 2029, 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957, 1945.
In Chinese astrology, the Rooster can be combined with any of the 5 Chinese elements:
Personality traits of the Rooster
The Rooster is extremely proud, image and how they are presented to others is very important to them. They like to be noticed and can sometimes be eccentric. People born in the Year of the Rooster are deep-thinking and very observant. It really depends what Chinese element they are paired with to get a true sense of their personality.
The Rooster is most compatible with the Ox and Snake. The Ox is a traditionalist and can also be quite conservative, this matches well with the Rooster's value for tradition and conformity. The Snake is extremely intelligent and wily, as is the Rooster. They are all part of the same group in the Chinese zodiac and are definitely among the strongest in the Chinese clan. The Rooster clashes with the Hare, as the Hare is very sensitive and emotional. The two have polar opposite characteristics and it's difficult for them to ever see eye to eye with one another.
The 12 Chinese animals in the zodiac:
Rat - tenacious, clever and good at problem solving
Ox - tough, patient and methodical
Tiger - Unpredictable confident and charming
Hare - kind, virtuous and worrisome
Dragon - magnetically social and love performing
Snake - intelligent, wise and alluring
Horse - independent, a free soul and energetic
Goat - gentle, kind-hearted and sensitive
Monkey - intelligent, witty and strong-willed
Rooster - deep-thinking, vain and ambitious
Dog - reliable, loyal and faithful
Pig - honest, genuine and friendly