Year Of The Ox

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Year of the Ox


Ox is the second in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Ox include 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033…

Oxen used to be capable farming tools in agricultural society, which attach to the symbol of diligence, persistence and honesty. They are probably tardy in action, but industrious and cautious. Most of them are conservative and hold their faith firmly.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Chou
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Tu (Earth)
Yin Yang: Yin

 Years of the Ox

  • Feb.6,1913-Jan.25,1914
  • Jan.24,1925-Feb.12,1926
  • Feb.11,1937-Jan.30,1938
  • Jan.29,1949-Feb.16,1950
  • Feb.15,1961-Feb.4,1962
  • Feb.3,1973-Jan.22,1974
  • Feb.20,1985-Feb.8,1986
  • Feb.7,1997-Jan.27,1998
  • Jan.26,2009-Feb.13,2010
  • Feb.11,2021-Jan.31,2022
  • Jan.31,2033-Jan.18,2034
  • Feb.17,2045-Feb.5,2046

Lucky Signs for Ox:

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Lucky Numbers: 1, 9
Lucky Colors: red, blue, purple
Lucky Flowers: tulip, evergreen, peach blossom
Lucky Directions: southeast, south and north

Things Should be Avoided:

  • Unlucky Numbers: 3, 4
  • Unlucky Colors: white, green
  • Unlucky Direction: northwest

 Personality of the Ox

Ranking second in Chinese zodiacal signs, the Ox is huge. People often use it to indicate something big in size or number. People with this sign bear persistent, simple, honest, and straightforward characteristics. They are talent leaders with strong faith, and strong devotion to work. They are contemplative before taking actions, not easily affected by the surroundings but just follow their concept and ability. Being conservative with a lack of wit in speaking, they usually look silent and sometimes stubborn in their old ways.

  • Strengths
    honest, industrious, patient, cautious, level-headed, strong-willed, persistent


  • Weaknesses
    obstinate, inarticulate, prudish, distant

Love Compatibility of the Ox

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  • Best Matches: Rat, Monkey, Rooster
    They are quite compatible, deeply attracted by each other. They are both responsible, willing to share the family duty. Besides, loyalty and faith are the key factors to their happy marriage.
  • Bad Matches: Tiger, Dragon, Horse, Sheep
    They will stick on their own opinions and ideas, and they both can hardly give in. They don’t get used to forgiveness, and squabbles lead to their relationship reaction.
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 Fortune in 2016

In 2016, everything will take a turn for the better. As the luck returns, they also become more confident in work, willing to take challenges. With well-off financial status, they are able to live a leisure life and stay at ease. The relationships with peers become harmonious, and they may come across another romantic love affair. As for health condition, they need to pay attention to digestive problems.
Ox Luck in 2016

 Ox’s Personality by Blood Types

  • Blood Type O: They are bright and frank, which makes them to be reliable partners. Uprightness and kindness make them popular.


  • Blood Type A: They are cautious and careful in work, and they can be good advisors.


  • Blood Type B: They are highly-esteemed, and they are always the one that come up with novelty ideas in a group.


  • Blood Type AB: They are strong-minded, and will not easily be defeated by any difficulties.

Celebrities Born in the Year of the Ox

Napoleon Bonaparte, Barack Obama, Richard Nixon, Vincent Van Gogh, Walt Disney, Heinz Christian Andersen, Rosa Parks, Charlie Chaplin, Vivien Leigh, Meg Ryan, George Clooney, Neve Campbell, Tori Spelling, Zac Hanson, Jack Nicholson, Kate Beckinsale, Clark Gable, Richard Burton, Paul Newman, Wayne Gretzky, Anthony Hopkins, Lily Allen, Eva Amurri, Ciara, Kiera Knightley, Ashley Tisdale, Haylie Duff, Cristiano Ronaldo, Vincent Thomas Lombardi, Li Bai (a famous Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty 618 – 907), Liu Bei (King of Shu in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 – 280)
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