Rat | Ox | Tiger | Rabbit/Cat | Dragon | Snake | Horse | Sheep/Goat | Monkey | Rooster | Dog | Pig

Ox people often make the best of friends. They are known to be patient, loyal and very caring. They can often live up to the old fashioned saying of, “Stubborn as an ox.” Normally quiet homebodies, they often make excellent spouses.

OXEN ARE: Hard-working, Familial, Methodical, Loners, Leaders, Proud, Equilibriated, Reserved, Precise, Confidence-inspiring, Eloquent, Self-sacrificing, Original, Silent, Long-suffering, Strong, Tenacious

BUT THEY CAN ALSO BE: Slow, Loutish, Stubborn, Sore losers, Authoritarian, Conventional, Resistant to change, Misunderstood, Rigid, Vindictive, Jealous


The Ox is the hard working, serious loner of the family whose essence is endurance. The stable Ox is determined, strong, and conservative, with a notable gift for manual dexterity and working with their hands. Family and duty are of utmost importance. Souls born under this 2nd sign of the zodiac are capable of leading nations, not to mention running a most efficient household. Oxen are powerful individuals with stubborn, reliable personalities. Whether at home or at work these souls need to be captain of their ship and are dependable, honest, and stable. The quiet, yet firm Ox is a homebody, who possesses intense passion beneath their calm exterior. The industrious Ox needs partner of substance and loyalty. Oxen gather strength during the quiet post-midnight hours they rule, between 1:00am – 3:00am.

The female ox loves to be with her family in the comfort of her home. Favorite activities often include reading quietly, cooking, gardening or crafts. Down to earth, the female ox is easy going, agreeable but with great organizational skills. Seldom is the ox a “clothes horse,” instead preferring simple clothes with little jewelry.

The male ox may take a long time to make up his mind but once he does, he is in for the long haul. Usually quiet of nature but confident, he is usually happiest puttering around the house. If your mate is an ox, he will almost assuredly be loyal and faithful.

Best matches: Rat, Snake, Rooster, Rabbit

Beware of: Tiger, Horse, Dragon, Goat.


Metal: Honest, hard working, opinionated, inflexible, trusting others, relaxation will lead to success.

Wood: Bad-tempered, conservative, without caring about consequences to follow after volcanic temper, “cool head” will lead to gaining more friends.

Water:  Peace-lover, good-listener, perfect lover, no ambition for self-advancement and unromantic.

Fire:  Kind-hearted, sociable, energetic; relaxing and accepting changes will lead to success.

Earth:  Prefers stable and peaceful life. No ambitions but hard-worker.


Earthly Branch of Birth Year: chou

Wu Xing (The Five Elements): tu (earth)

Yin Yang: yin

Auspicious Directions: southeast, due south and due north

Lucky Colors: blue, red, purple; Avoid: white, green

Lucky Numbers: 9, 1; Avoid: 3, 4

Lucky Flowers: tulip, evergreen, peach blossom


People born in the Year of the Ox will do well in careers such as musician, composer, writer, landlord, doctor, artist, soldier, farmer, chef, judge, broker, banker, gardener, religion organizer. They are intelligent logical thinkers. They approach work seriously and most likely to hold positions with authority.


The Best Love Match: Snake and Rooster

Ox and Snake: They will strike a great partnership. Sympathy, love and understanding flow easily between these two.

Ox and Rooster: It is a great match that is blessed by the gods. They appeal to each other with passion and excitement.

Words of Caution: They may have struggles and problems with Monkey, and a lack of understanding with Sheep and Pig. Popular belief is that Oxen should not set up house with Tiger.

Love Affairs

Oxen are wonderfully strong, tender and affectionate companions who are protective and always reliable. It may take time for Oxen to decide, but when Oxen commit to a relationship, they are totally devoted and faithful and they expect the same in return. Unfortunately, some Oxen marriages fall apart after a few years because Oxen maybe inflexible and tend to place blame on others but themselves. But if an Ox is fortunate and has chosen wisely, he or she can build and maintain a strong-tied happy family and has the potential to be successful in love life.

An Ox man tends to be very faithful and will not have many serious partners in life. His humor and charm will make his right partners very happy. If his partners devoted to their relationship, he will love dearly. Otherwise, he will show anger. Ox man makes great father with his tender love but firm on his final decisions. An Ox woman will make a charming, warm, and perfect wife if she is given the freedom to do what she wants. She loves to love with humor and laughter. She is trustworthy, very faithful, and expects the same from her partners. The Ox man could make a great companion for an Ox woman.

NOTE!! If you are born in January or February, pay close attention to the dates below because you may not be born in the animal year stated above!

25 January 1925 – 12 February 1926: Wood Ox

11 February 1937 – 30 January 1938: Fire Ox

29 January 1949 – 16 February 1950: Earth Ox

15 February 1961 – 4 February 1962: Metal Ox

3 February 1973 – 22 January 1974: Water Ox

20 February 1985 – 8 February 1986: Wood Ox

7 February 1997 – 27 January 1998: Fire Ox

26 January 2009 – 13 February 2010: Earth Ox

12 February 2021 – 31 January 2022: Metal Ox

31 January 2033 – 18 February 2034: Water Ox

See 300 Year Calendar HERE

George Clooney

Jack Nicholson

Bill Cosby

Sigourney Weaver

Anthony Hopkins

Barack Obama


Idi Amin

Malcolm X

Saddam Hussein

Adolph Hitler

Diana princess of Wales

Charlie Chaplin

Johann Sebastian Bach

Bruce Springsteen

Hans Christian Andersen

Johnny Carson

K.D. Lang

Margaret Thatcher

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Quite a pretty good period is ahead for Ox individuals during this year of the Pig. Almost all areas of your life would prosper well these days. A sense of stability would be found around. A good time to cool your heels, plan for you future and lay low watching the Sun rise and set. Things come to you in a platter if you had done the ground work the previous few years.


During the year of the Pig, Ox natives would have quite a busy and hectic career life. Your hands would be full with lots of projects on the anvil. Pace yourself comfortably and forge ahead. Though hard work would be needed throughout the year, you would be able to reap ample benefits around the year-end by way of promotions, pay-hikes and the like. Ox individuals can put their creativity to good use too. Those in business ventures would particularly find the days conducive for good advancements and prosperity.


Year 2019 promises to be a year of good finances for Ox people. There would be better inflow of money from more than two sources. Invest wisely, do not over-indulge in unwanted desires and greed for the time. Though there would be frequent money inflow, be cautious, tread cautiously. This would be a great time to make money and more money. Save some though.


Ox people would find general betterment in their love life during the year 2019. Major developments are in if you are aspiring for the same. Relationships, love and romance now enter a new phase in your life. You would be more sensuous than ever, and would be able to woo your partner or spouse into your fold despite troubles and hindrances around.

An excellent time when the single Ox folks would be able to forge relationships. But through this period make sure that your sense of individualism and freedom are not compromised. Year 2019 would be a good time to strengthen the bond with your partner or lover. Family and friends would be a great source of support here as well.


Ox natives would be in good health and cheer all through this year of the Pig. Your physical and mental prowess would be just good at its peak to be precise. But then you ought to maintain the same all through the year. Especially diet and other habits need a constant watch. Join a social group or charity organisation that would give you some inner peace and comfort. A generally happy atmosphere prevails all round making sure that you stay fit as a fiddle these days.