The Chinese Year of the Rabbit actually happens to be the Chinese Year of the Hare, as China has only 7native species of the hares and not rabbits. Rabbit is the 4th Chinese Animal sign in the twelve year Chinese cycle as per the Chinese Astrology.

Those under the Chinese Horoscope Rabbit are very affectionate, pleasant and obliging. They at times might get superficial and sentimental. They usually prefer to be out of conflicts. Though very emotional and selfish in cases of enjoying things, yet they would never hurt anyone intentionally. They have an intuitive and diplomatic skill. They are well-groomed, fashionable and mannered. Rabbits are very sensitive lovers, and need a partner who would give them a security.

Rabbit and the Five Elements

  • Water Hare: 29 January 1903 – 15 February 1904
  • Wood Hare: 14 February 1915 – 2 February 1916
  • Fire Hare: 2 February 1927 – 22 January 1928
  • Earth Hare: 19 February 1939 – 7 February 1940
  • Metal Hare: 6 February 1951 – 26 January 1952
  • Water Hare: 25 January 1963 – 12 February 1964
  • Wood Hare: 11 February 1975 – 30 January 1976
  • Fire Hare: 29 January 1987 – 16 February 1988
  • Earth Hare: 16 February 1999 – 4 February 2000
  • Metal Hare: 3 February 2011 – 22 January 2012
  • Water Hare: 22 January 2023 – 9 February 2024
  • Grass Hare: 8 February 2035 – 27 January 2036
  • Fire Hare: 2047 – 2048

Metal Rabbits

Metal Rabbits are resilient, strong and determined. Be it romantic or work related issues, they are very intense.

Water Rabbits

Water Rabbits generally go with the flow. They prefer to avoid conflicts, even at bothersome situations. People can take advantage of the water rabbits more easily. Water rabbits are supportive.

Wood Rabbits

They spend more time doing things for other people and making them content. There generosity makes it easy for people to take advantage of the water rabbits.

Fire Rabbits

There is a lot of spark in the fire rabbit, owing to the element of fire. They love adventures. They are often faced with tantrums. They don’t really prefer to get involved in conflicts.

Earth Rabbits

Earth Rabbits are very practical and grounded in reality. Their suggestions are yet honest. Material goods, money and homely is what the earth rabbits look for.

Chinese Horoscope Rabbit

Chinese Horoscope Rabbit

Chinese Horoscope Rabbit – Personality

Rabbits happen to take the forth position in the Chinese Zodiac. Therefore the Chinese Animal Sign Rabbit stands signify personality traits such as compassionate, creativity, and sensitivity. Rabbits are generally outgoing, friendly, and like being in the company of others. Though they generally try to avoid conflicts, yet when faced with such situations, they handle it calmly. Rabbits are in close bonds with family and friends, the absence of which might result in emotional issues. They are serene by nature, which makes people take advantage of them easily. Their sensitive, conservative and don’t like taking up risks. Sophisticated, classy, well-mannered, expressive and stylish, those under the Chinese Horoscope, Rabbit are interested in knowing the cultural side of various countries and people.

Chinese Horoscope Rabbit – Health

Although you won’t find Rabbits, the 4th Chinese animal sign in the Chinese Astrological Cycle, stressed or upset but they have the tendency to keep their feeling within themselves. This suppressing tendency often results in their ill-health. Rabbits are expected to benefit from daily activities which in turn would also reduce their tension leading to a better health.

Chinese Horoscope Rabbit – Career

Rabbits are good in articulation and communication. The variety of work fields where the rabbits are likely to flourish are as politicians and diplomats, writer, actor, fashion designer, publisher, doctor, administrator, therapist, public relations, and teacher.

Chinese Horoscope Rabbit – Relationships

Rabbits are very sensuous and sexual, but often end of giving more than what they should. This often lead to the rabbits confronted unrealistic and unhealthy expectations and situations. Rabbits require such partners who would not take any advantage of the giving nature.

  • Rabbit and Rat

With the rats having the tendency to exacerbate the nerves of the rabbit, it is suggested to steer clear.

  • Rabbit and Tiger

Individuals under the Rabbit when paired with Tiger will make a fine duo.

  • Rabbit and Ox

Rabbit and Ox together enjoys a quiet and calm romantic relationship together.

  • Rabbit and Rabbit

Rabbit and Rabbit together are headed for success. Relaxed lifestyle and similar outlook will help them remain content in their relationship.

  • Rabbit and Snake

Passionate romanticism and intense passions make the pair of Rabbit and Dragon very exciting and exotic.

  • Rabbit and Dragon

There are many differences between the Chinese Animal sign Rabbit and Dragon, that either bring them together or would stronger their bond.

  • Rabbit and Horse

Rabbit and Horse- if they try hard, can handle a relationship together.

  • Rabbit and Monkey

Rabbit and Horse doesn’t get along well and might hurt each other badly.

  • Rabbit and Rooster

Rabbit and Rooster cannot stand each other, to forget about romance or relationship.

  • Rabbit and Sheep

Rabbit and Sheep are excellent for each other. They share truth, affection and love.

  • Rabbit and Dog

Rabbit and Dog has good potential to make their relationship happen.

  • Rabbit and Pig

Those born under the Rabbit, together with Pig make amazing friends and excellent lovers. There is complete bliss in their relationship.

Chinese Horoscope Rabbit at a Glance

Position In The Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Name
Next Reigning Year
Month Symbolized by Rabbit
Western Horoscope Counterpart
Rabbit Lucky Color
Green, Pink
Rabbit Lucky Gemstone
Rabbit Lucky Number
Three, Four, Five
Ascendant Hour Of Birth
5am to 6:59am
Yin (Female)
Negative Characteristics Of Rabbit
Sensitive, Gossipy, Indecisive, Naive, Gullible, Emotional, Timid
Positive Characteristics Of Rabbit
Compassionate, Tactful, Loving, Hospitable, Caring, Well-Mannered, Diplomatic
Most Compatible Signs For Rabbit
Rabbit, Pig, Sheep, Dog
Most Incompatible Signs For Rabbit
Dragon, Rooster
Ideal Career For Rabbit
Hospitality Staff, Nurses, Volunteers, Doctors, Psychiatrists, Diplomats, Religious Staff, Managers, Therapists, Actors, Singers
Famous Rabbit People
Jet Li, Brad Pitt, Bob Hope, Brigitte Nielsen, Jane Seymour, Michael Keaton, Albert Einstein, Walt Whitman, Queen Victoria, Ingrid Bergman

Chinese Horoscope 2019

Rat Ox Tiger
Rabbit Dragon Snake
Horse Goat Monkey
Rooster Dog Pig