Year of the Rabbit, Horoscope Predictions

Written by Sally Guo Updated Dec. 21, 2023

The rabbit is the fourth of all Chinese zodiac animalsThe recent rabbit years are 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, and 2023…

2023 is the year of the rabbit. It is the year of the water rabbit.   

Rabbit is a sign of peace and prosperity.  The combination of the rabbit and water means a peaceful year is coming.  This year is going to be a gentler year, and most of us will have a smooth life after big changes in the Year of the Tiger. 

Rabbit Years: 2023, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963...

The Year of the Rabbit comes every 12 years as a cycle. 

According to Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is associated with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth.

There are five types of rabbits: water rabbit, gold rabbit, earth rabbit, fire rabbit, and wood rabbit. 2023 is the year of the water rabbit. 

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

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Chinese Zodiac Signs'Horoscope Predictions for 2024

Find below the predictions for 2024.

Rabbit's Horoscope 2024

Rabbit’s Career in 2024: Rabbit people will have some good chances at work and meet new challenges this year. These attempts 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 2024: 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 vast profits. Before lending money to other people, they should think twice to avoid financial loss.

Rabbit’s Relationship in 2024: For single rabbits, it is a pleasant time for them to find the right partner. But they should make friends with strangers carefully and constantly guard against the harm others might do. Married rabbits should communicate well with their partners and give more courage to help them get through this tough time. Otherwise, they were likely to lose heart.

Rabbit’s Health in 2024: 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 2024, rabbits' health will improve.

Read monthly predictions on Rabbit’s Horoscope in 2024.

Rabbit's Personality and Characteristics

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 ideas and will work hard to pursue their goals.

Rabbits are optimistic, friendly, and kind-hearted. They seldom offend others or argue with others. Rabbit people may not become powerful leaders like the tiger, but they are good friends.

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, possibly because they long 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 a stable life with their lovers. 

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.

Earth, Wood, Fire, Gold, Water Rabbits

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.

People born with different animal signs and elements will have different personalities. 

Water Rabbits

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. 

 Gold Rabbit

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.

Fire Rabbits

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.

Wood Rabbit

People born in the year of wood rabbits are smart and resourceful. They think highly of relationships. Sometimes they are emotional. 

5. Earth Rabbits

Earth rabbits are domineering and have a high demand for work. Their impulsive temperament regularly got them into difficulties.

Rabbit's Personality by the Month of Birth

Different characteristics may show up according to the month of birth. 

January: Rabbits born in January are sincere and confident. They are fit to be teachers and coaches. They can infect students with their enthusiasm easily.

February: Rabbits born in February are conservative and stubborn. They are also very careful with money. If you marry a rabbit, feel free to let him/her look after the family finances as the rabbit would not spend money on unimportant things.

March: Rabbits born in March are smart and hard-working. They always have good fortune in unexpected areas. 

April: Rabbits born in April are gentle, elegant, and intelligent. They have a sharp sense of art and a rational attitude toward life. They often show their talents and creativity in arts, literature, music, and fine arts. Careers related to these areas are suitable for them.

May: Rabbits born in May are used to saying exactly what they think without trying to be polite, so people may think they are difficult to get along with. This rabbit is kind-hearted, helpful, and lively. 

June: Rabbits born in June are talented, upstanding, and loyal. This rabbit is usually thought to be a trustworthy friend and a shoulder to cry on.

July: Rabbits born in July are self-reliant and rational. They always make a great effort to make sure that everything is correct. Their parents and friends should never worry about them.

August: Rabbits born in August are brave and generous. They are good material for being a leader.

September: Rabbits born in September are sometimes decisive and indecisive. They have a wide range of interests, but they don't like competition.

October: Rabbits born in October are calm and independent, they like to spend time alone rather than gathering with others. Works that require carefulness, patience, and good observation are suitable for this rabbit.

November: Rabbits born in November are easy-going and have inclusive hearts. They have many friends and always get on very well with different people.

December: Rabbits born in December are confident, independent, and optimistic. The best jobs for these rabbits are teacher, priest, and musician.

How to Get Lucky in 2024 for Rabbits?

Each zodiac sign has its lucky things and unlucky things. Following their lucky things is believed to bring them good luck and help them avoid bad luck. 

Rabbit's Lucky Things

Rabbit's Lucky Numbers and Colors

Rabbit's Unlucky Things

Read more to learn how to be lucky in your zodiac year. 

Rabbit's Compatibility

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. 

Rabbit's Compatibility

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.

Chinese Zodiac Compatibility Calculator


Is Rabbit Year A Good Year to Have a Baby?

Year of the Rabbit is a good year to have a baby. Rabbits have amazing power in reproducing. Having babies in rabbit years is easier and more smoothly than in other years.

According to Chinese zodiac prediction, April is the best month to give birth in the year of the rabbit. You are likely to have a cute baby girl who is smart and soft in April. If you prefer to have a baby boy, September is a very good month. 

Babies born in different months in the year of the rabbit would have different personality traits, read rabbits' personalities by the month of birth to learn more.

Famous People Born in the Year of the Rabbit

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 the coming year!

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