Tiger (zodiac)

The Tiger () is the third of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Tiger is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol 寅.

Years and the Five Elements

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Tiger", while bearing the following elemental sign:[1][2]

Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
8 February 190228 January 1903Water Tiger
26 January 191410 February 1915Wood Tiger
13 February 19261 February 1927Fire Tiger
31 January 193818 February 1939Earth Tiger
17 February 19505 February 1951Metal Tiger
5 February 196224 January 1963Water Tiger
23 January 197410 February 1975Wood Tiger
9 February 198628 January 1987Fire Tiger
28 January 199815 February 1999Earth Tiger
14 February 20102 February 2011Metal Tiger
1 February 202221 January 2023Water Tiger
19 February 20347 February 2035Wood Tiger
6 February 204625 January 2047Fire Tiger
24 January 205811 February 2059Earth Tiger
11 February 207030 January 2071Metal Tiger
29 January 208216 February 2083Water Tiger
15 February 209404 February 2095Wood Tiger


Sign Best Match/ Balance (3rd Trine Group) Average No Match/ Rival-Enemy-Obstacle (Opposite Sign)
TigerTiger, Horse, DogPig, Rabbit, Goat, Snake, Rooster, Ox, Dragon, RatMonkey

Cycle: (Trine Group) Tiger needs Horse, Horse needs Dog, Dog needs Tiger; (Opposite Sign) but his rival opposes the Monkey.

Compatibility with other signs

Among all the 12 animal signs, Tigers are most compatible with the Dog as they are straightforward, honest, and free-spirited. Tigers are most compatible with the energetic and jovial Horse. The Pig, Rabbit, Goat, Snake, Rooster, Ox, Dragon, and Rat are happily with the Tiger. Two Tigers can get along well with each other. Tigers are least compatible with the Monkey.

Basic astrology elements

Earthly Branches:Yin
The Five Elements:Wood
Yin Yang:Yang
Lunar Month:First
Lucky Numbers:0, 1, 3, 4; Avoid: 6, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers:cineraria
Lucky Colors:grey, white, blue, purple, orange; Avoid: gold, silver, brown, black

See also


  1. "When is Chinese New Year?". pinyin.info. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. "Chinese Zodiac - Tiger". Your Chinese Astrology. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
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