The Tiger is the third in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac sign. It belongs to the “wood” element among the Chinese five elements. The Tiger thrives in the wilderness, as such he is energetic and courageous. Hence people born in the Year of the Tiger is cautious when making decisions yet full of vibrancy.

The Tiger hour refers to the time from 3:00 am to 5:00 am. This moment is in between night and day and it is when the tiger is the fiercest.

Years of the Tiger

Lucky Things

Lucky Numbers : 1, 3, 4
Lucky Flowers : cineraria
Lucky Colors : Blue, White, Gray, orange

Personality of the Tiger


The Tiger is always being respected and is ambitious and chivalrous. The Tiger is suitable to be in the top senior position in the company or be the company’s CEO, as he speaks and works with gusto, is courageous and daring in tapping on opportunities. With the Tiger around, evil cannot triumph.


The Tiger also has his fatal shortcomings. Because of his pride and the tendency to be suspicious, the Tiger likes to make decisions independently. He is not willing to be subordinate, yet does not accommodate his subordinates’ views. It is alright to be slightly domineering, but extra care needs to be taken to prevent it from overgrowing. This is especially so when the Tiger’s ability is above others, he tends to offend people. Hence the Tiger needs to prevent villains from jeopardizing him and to pay extra attention that he might get bullied even by the weaker ones when he is down on luck.

The Tiger and the Life Path Number

In Numerology, the birth date has significant influences on people’s life. In fact, a life path number can be derived from the sum total of the digits that make up your birth date. Your life path number together with your Chinese Zodiac sign can explore the real you. Here are the traits of the Ox in reacting to different Life Path Numbers.

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Life Path number
Extremely insightful, give without asking for anything in return
Sensitive and intelligent, well-loved by all
Naturally free-spirited and dislike being tied down
Determined and enterprising
Rebellious yet compassionate
Enduring and motivated
Cautious and possess interest in metaphysics
Strong in appearance yet emotionally fragile
Lack sense of time and logic

The Compatibility of the Tiger with other Chinese Zodiac Animals

The Tiger Combines with the Western Zodiac Signs

In the laws of the universe, many areas will use the number “12” to divide some static systems. In the West, there are twelve constellations and in the East, there are twelve zodiac signs. Their difference lies in one goes with using a month as the unit of measurement, and the other uses a year for the unit of measurement. When the zodiac is combined with the constellations, it creates a unique character. The following is a character combination of the Tiger with the 12 zodiacal constellations.

Jan 20 - Feb 18An intellectual, renowned writer
Feb 19 - Mar 20Imaginative, capable, even of doing wrong things
Mar 21 - Apr 19Ambitious, aggressive
Apr 20 - May 20Charming, popular
May 21 - Jun 20Wise, talented
Jun 21 - Jul 22Loves to fantasize
Jul 23 - Aug 22Unfocused, self-contradictory
Aug 23 - Sep 22Having a colorful and dramatic life
Sep 23 - Oct 22Mild, unaggressive
Oct 23 - Nov 21Vicious, life goal is to destroy others
Nov 22 - Dec 21Determined, courageous, capable to be successful
Dec 22 - Jan 19Serious, not easily deceived