Year of the Rabbit, Chinese Zodiac 2023
2023 is the year of the rabbit. It is a water rabbit year which occurs every 60 years. Year of the rabbit 2023 begins on the Chinese New Year from Jan. 22, 2023, to Feb. 9, 2024.
The recent rabbit years are 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, and 2023… If you were born in one of the years, then your Chinese zodiac sign is the Rabbit.
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are quiet, gentle, and elegant. The most compatible zodiac signs for rabbit people are Goats and Pigs.
What Is a Rabbit Year?
The Chinese zodiac is a continuous cycle of 12 years, each year is represented by a zodiac animal. Based on astrology, the zodiac was used as a way to count years and hours in the Chinese lunar calendar in ancient times.
The Rabbit ranks fourth in this twelve-year cycle of Chinese zodiac animals. The 12 zodiac animals are (in order): Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit.
Years of the Rabbit 2023, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963...
The Year of the Rabbit comes every 12 years as a cycle. The Chinese zodiac year begins with the Chinese New Year. Which means it begins in late January or early February.
According to Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is associated with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth. 2023 is the Year of the water rabbit. A Water rabbit year comes every 60 years.
Rabbit Years and Elements
|Rabbit Years||Birth Dates||Elements|
|2023||22 Jan 2023 - 9 Feb 2024||Water Rabbit|
|2011||3 Feb 2011 - 22 Jan 2012||Gold Rabbit|
|1999||16 Feb 1999 - 4 Feb 2000||Earth Rabbit|
|1987||29 Jan 1987 - 16 Feb 1988||Fire Rabbit|
|1975||11 Feb 1975 - 30 Jan 1976||Wood Rabbit|
|1963||25 Jan 1963 - 12 Feb 1964||Water Rabbit|
|1951||6 Feb 1951 - 26 Jan 1952||Gold Rabbit|
|1939||19 Feb 1939 - 7 Feb 1940||Earth Rabbit|
Chinese Zodiac Calculator
As the Chinese zodiac sign is calculated based on the lunar calendar, you will have to find out your lunar birthdates to find out your zodiac animal sign. Use the Chinese Zodiac calculator below to find out your zodiac sign and element.
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What Is the Year of the Rabbit Personality?
Being gentle and approachable, people may have an illusion of thinking rabbits are relatively weak, but in fact, rabbit people have very strong willpower. They have their own ideas and will work hard to pursue their goals.
Rabbits are friendly and kind-hearted. They seldom offend others or argue with others. Rabbit people may not become powerful leaders like the tiger people, but they really are good friends.
Female Rabbit's Characteristics
With a kind and tender heart, female rabbits are approachable and have many friends. However, rabbit people are too soft with friends and children which makes them get hurt easily. Thanks to their sensitive characteristic, rabbit people are born artists.
Female rabbits are sensitive, 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 on their love. Because of their character, they are popular among many males. Above all, female rabbits value their families very much.
Male Rabbit's Characteristics
Almost all male rabbits were born with the same shortcoming – they have no ambition. They are sometimes very timid and lack security, which is possible because they are longing for a comfortable life. This characteristic makes male rabbits family-type people, they are fond of cooking, cleaning, mowing the lawn, and much other housework. They like to live stable life with their lovers.
Earth, Wood, Fire, Gold, Water Rabbit's Personality
In Chinese elements theory, there are five elements: Gold (Metal), Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth. Each zodiac year is associated with an element. Years with the same animal sign and element repeat every 60 years.
Chinese people believed that personal characteristics are associated with the birth of animal signs and elements. People born with different animal signs and elements will have different personalities.
1. Water Rabbits (born in 1963 or 2023)
Though water rabbits are gentle and soft, they are persistent. People born in the year of the water rabbit can easily adapt to different environments.
2. Gold Rabbit (born in 1951 or 2011)
People born in the year of the gold rabbit are enthusiastic and kind and have good relationships with other people. They don’t like ruthless competition, so it is not easy for them to make friends with people who are eager for quick success and instant benefit.
3. Fire Rabbits (born in 1927 or 1987)
Fire rabbits are broad-minded. They are not only good at finding talents but also good at cultivating talents. People born in the year of the fire rabbit are suited to be teachers.
People with the Zodiac Rabbit born in 1987 have soft and gentle personalities.
4. Wood Rabbit (born in 1915 or 1975)
People born in the year of wood rabbits are smart and resourceful. They think highly of relationships. Sometimes they are emotional.
5. Earth Rabbits (born in 1939 or 1999)
Earth rabbits are domineering and have a high demand for work. Their impulsive temperament regularly got them into difficulties.
- Read more on Five Elements with Zodiac Rabbit.
Rabbits' Personalities by the Month of Birth
Different characteristics may show up according to the month of birth.
|January||kind-hearted, sincere, enthusiastic, and confident|
|February||conservative, sometimes stubborn|
|March||smart, hard-working, have the good fortune|
|April||gentle, elegant, and intelligent|
|May||kind-hearted, helpful, lively, and blunt|
|June||talented, upstanding, and discreet|
|July||self-reliant, rational, and calm; sometimes too cautious|
|August||brave, generous, lively|
|September||sometimes decisive sometimes indecisive, don't like competition|
|October||independent, like to spend time alone|
|November||conservative, easy-going, and integrate|
|December||confident, independent, and optimistic|
Having a sensitive and tender heart, rabbit people look for supportive partners. According to Chinese Zodiac compatibility, Goats and Pigs are the most compatible with the Rabbit.
Best Match with Rabbit: Goat and Pig
Rabbit people and goat people are both soft and kind. They will tolerate each other and enjoy married life.
Pig people and rabbit people share a lot in common. They both are family-type and don’t like schemes, so they get along great with each other.
Worst Match with Rabbit: Dragon
Dragons and Rabbits won't get along well. Rabbit people are sensitive and easily feel insecure. They rely on certainty and look for full support from their partners. However, people born in the year of the dragon are aggressive and self-centered. They are likely to overlook others’ feelings which the rabbit people cannot stand.
- Read more on Rabbit's compatibility.
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Chinese Zodiac Rabbit's Best Jobs
People with the Chinese zodiac Rabbit have a wide range of interests. They have a sharp sense of art and a rational attitude towards life. They often show their talents and creativity in arts, literature, music, and fine arts. Careers related to these areas are suitable for them.
In addition to the jobs that are related to art, works that require carefulness, patience, and good observation are also suitable for people with the Chinese zodiac Rabbit.
Best jobs for people with the Rabbit sign: teacher, artist, writer, priest, judge, police, musician, and accountant.
Rabbit's Horoscope in 2022
2022 would be a challenging year for rabbits. It is a mixed picture of their fortune. Some of them will be extremely lucky in their careers. Take this opportunity to try their strength in new horizons, they will reap a richer harvest.
However, rabbits would encounter their birth sign year in 2023, things will not go smoothly at the end of this year. They need to prepare well for the coming new year.
How to Get Lucky in 2023 for Rabbit People?
Rabbit people will encounter Ben Ming Nian (birth sign year) in 2023. They are thought to offend the God of Age, which will bring them bad luck. Don't worry. Follow the lucky things and avoid these unlucky ones below, it may help you have a smooth year in 2023.
Rabbit's Lucky Things
- Lucky Numbers: 3, 7, 9
- Lucky Colors: purple, pink
- Lucky Direction: west
Rabbit's Unlucky Things
- Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 8
- Unlucky Colors: white, yellow
- Unlucky Direction: north
Chinese Zodiac Horoscope Predictions in Year of the Rabbit 2023
The Year of the water rabbit is supposed to be a year of energy, changes, and possibilities. Entering Year of the Rabbit 2023, every zodiac sign's horoscope will change. Some will end the misfortune and get good luck. Some may encounter a number of difficulties.
Find out your fortune predictions in the coming new year.
Rat’s Horoscope 2023
Rat people may see some ups and downs this year. The biggest problems in 2023 is their relationship issues. They would encounter a number of difficulties in love. Emotional conflict may shake the foundations of even the strongest relationship, Rats should take care.
Read more on Rat’s Horoscope in 2023.
Ox’s Horoscope 2023
Ox’s horoscope is not smooth in 2023. They would experience difficulties in work, but they had better not to change job this year. Actually, 2023 is not a good year to make big decision or change for Ox people. They are suggest to wait until next year.
Read more on Ox’s Horoscope in 2023.
Tiger’s Horoscope 2023
Entering Year of the Rabbit 2023 mark a beginning of a new start for Tiger people. After getting rid of Tai Sui, Tiger’s horoscope would get better after lunar new Year. They are suggested to make some big changes like move to a new house, have a baby or change a job to welcome the good luck.
Read more on Tiger’s Horoscope in 2023.
Rabbit's Horoscope 2023
Rabbit’s Career in 2023: Rabbit people will have some good chances at work and meet new challenges this year. These attempts definitely improve their workability rapidly. For some reason, rabbits may not get a promotion soon this year. But don’t worry, every effort will pay off later.
Rabbit’s Wealth in 2023: Rabbit people should make good use of their money this year. They should avoid risky investments and save more money for unexpected needs. Do not believe anyone who promises huge profit. Before lending money to other people, they should think twice to avoid financial loss.
Rabbit’s Relationship in 2023: For single rabbits, it is a pleasant time for them to find the right partner. But they should make friends with strangers carefully and always guard against the harm others might do. Married rabbits should keep good communication with their partners and give more courage to help their partners get through this tough time. Otherwise, they were likely to lose heart.
Rabbit’s Health in 2023: Rabbits may suffer from nervous system disease this year because of their unstable mood. During this period, they are weak and can't even do anything with energy. The best way to solve this problem is to stay positive and keep a balanced diet. In the latter half of 2023, rabbits' health will improve.
Read monthly predictions on Rabbit’s Horoscope in 2023.
Dragon’s Horoscope 2023
Because of the Tai Sui, Dragons’s fortune is not very good this year. Their relationship with partners and friends is uneasy. They’d better to prepare well for what they would meet. To be clear, do not aim too high. Otherwise, they would be disappointed.
Read more on Dragon’s Horoscope in 2023.
Snake’s Horoscope 2023
Looking back the past year, Snake people has suffered too much. What a busy year! Entering the year of the rabbit 2023, Snakes’ horoscope would get better. Though they will meet many challenges this year, they will get help from friends and families.
Read more on Snake’s Horoscope in 2023.
Horse’s Horoscope 2023
The overall fortune for Horse people is good in 2023. Their romance relationship would develop further and they have chance to make a fortune on a new area. But Horses should still be careful with money. The year of the rabbit 2023 would be a hard year for many people in the world, saving money is always right.
Read more on Horse’s Horoscope in 2023.
Goat’s Horoscope 2023
Goats’ fortune will improve this year. They are very lucky in love. Single goats have chance to meet the right person and get married. Married goat will keep the sweet relationship with their lover. They can even expect a cute new born child.
Read more on Goat’s Horoscope in 2023.
Monkey’s Horoscope 2023
2023 is a fresh start for Monkey people. Many of them suffered last year, their luck will come back this year finally. Monkeys’ fortune is stable in career and relationship, but they should pay attention to their health. After getting through the hard time, they deserve a good rest.
Read more on Monkey’s Horoscope in 2023.
Rooster’s Horoscope 2023
Life is not easy for rooster people in 2023. They would meet many changes this year. They may come into conflict with boss in work, even lost job at last. Their relationship will become turbulent, too. Their family probably break up because they spend too much time to earn a living. Roosters should adjust their mindset and have to face up to the harsh realities of life.
Read more on Rooster’s Horoscope in 2023.
Dog’s Horoscope 2023
Thanks to the help of auspicious star, dogs’ horoscope is quite good in 2023. In career, they would made great progress. They’d better work hard and take this chance to try for promotion or change a new job. In financial area, dog people would improve a lot, too. They will make a fortune with the help of an unexpected benefactor.
Read more on Dog’s Horoscope in 2023.
Pig’s Horoscope 2023
2023 is a smooth year for Pigs. They can expect a good harvest from their hard work in their career and financial affairs. But they will be prone to be emotional that may make simple things complicated. To avoid mistakes, they should always be careful and keep their head clear.
Read more on Pig’s Horoscope in 2023.
Famous People Born in the Year of the Rabbit
- Maria Sharapova (Russian professional tennis player): born 19 April 1987
- Tiger Woods (American professional golfer): born 30 December 1975
- Michael Jordan (American professional basketball player): born 17 February 1963
- Samuel Doe (Liberian leader): born 6 May 1951
- Queen Victoria (Queen of the United Kingdom): born 24 May 1819
Introduction to the 12 Zodiac Animals
Listed below are all the 12 zodiac animals with detailed information, check out which animal sign you belong to and get lucky in 2022!