Year of the Rabbit
1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023
Rabbit personality traits
Although generally calm, gentle and loving, Rabbit people can be very ambitious and intuitively know how to get ahead in the world.
People born under the rabbit are lucky, happy, good at what they do, shy, a gambler, independent, humble, and aloof. They might have many children .
They are good listeners, kind and sweet by nature, and are therefore often sought out as popular and trusted friends. Generally noted for their physical beauty, Rabbits like to surround themselves with beautiful things. They have a good eye for art, design and fashion, and are usually at the top of anyone’s Best Dressed list.
Others may call the Rabbit timid, but those born under this sign rightly view themselves as wise and cautious.
Rabbits are rarely known to make a move or jump into any new situation without first carefully considering all their options. No one is more surprised than Rabbits when they win a poker hand or hit the jackpot at the races, although at times good luck just seems to come their way unbidden.
Rabbits are regarded as the peacemakers in any group. They remain calm in any situation, and are very slow to anger.
They are the kind of person that people like to be around — affectionate, obliging, always pleasant. They have a tendency, though, to get too sentimental and seem superficial. Being cautious and conservative, they are successful in business but would also make a good lawyer, diplomat, or actor. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are articulate, talented, and ambitious. They are virtuous, reserved, and have excellent taste. Rabbit people are admired, trusted, and are often financially lucky. They are fond of gossip but are tactful and generally kind. Rabbit people seldom lose their temper. They are clever at business and being conscientious, never back out of a contract. They would make good gamblers for they have the uncanny gift of choosing the right thing. However, they seldom gamble, as they are conservative and wise. They are most compatible with those born in the years of the Goat, Pig, and Dog. Rabbits fall under a most fortunate sign! Their sign is the emblem of long life and they possess the powers of the moon. Rabbits are very sensitive to beauty. They are gracious and soft spoken. Rabbits are the diplomats and the peace-makers. They enjoy a tranquil life and love a quiet evening at home. Rabbits are reserved and very artistic. They are thorough and good scholars. When Rabbits are moody, which is often, they will appear totally indifferent to the world.
Rabbits are lucky in money matters and great at finding a bargain. They may look easy-going, but they are actually quite cunning! Being a strong-willed person, they go quietly but determinedly towards their goals. They don’t like making waves and find other means to get their way.
Rabbits are well-mannered and seldom use harsh words or foul language. Instead they cater to your every whim until they get their way. Before you know it, you have been won over! Although Rabbits appear slow at times, they are actually practicing caution. They read all the fine print before signing their names. Their uncanny abilities to correctly assess people and situations leave them quite conceited. Rabbits are considerate, understanding, warm, friendly, and easy to be with. They know how to relax.
When everyone is rushing around, Rabbits remind you that there is still tomorrow. Their motto is “live and let live”. Rabbits would never embarrass you in public and they know how to save face. If Rabbits can spare your feelings, they will. For this, they are well liked.
Rabbits make few enemies and rarely get into serious trouble. No one is more understanding. Rabbits give you all the sympathy you need. Just don’t expect them to go out and do battle for you. If the going gets too rough, Rabbits may make a quick exit. They can’t stand suffering and misery. Rabbits are experts at passing the buck and may hedge over difficult issues. When they feel too threatened they are unpredictable. If you push them too far they will simply get rid of you! Rabbits were not born to be fighters. They have their own ways that are very effective. Having good sense, they know how to take care of themselves. They protect their own environment from strife at all costs.
Rabbits are good entertainers and hosts. They have good words to say about everyone. Although they often know more than they will say, they are discreet in their choice of friends. No matter what happens to Rabbits, they land on their feet and easily leap obstacles in their path. Rabbits believe in themselves and are at peace within. They will find success and contentment.
Above all else the Rabbit is a peacemaker. They no doubt have excellent diplomatic skills and, while they don’t like conflict, they are the first person their friends turn to when it’s necessary to make peace among them. Their sense of calm and their modest, unassuming presence is just what’s needed to smooth all those ruffled feathers. They are also valued for their kindness. They are sensitive to the needs of people around them and thoughtfully do little things to make them happy. Their kindness extends to animals, and it is especially there where we see their gentle heart. They are a soft touch for almost every litter critter. They likely have exquisite taste in both dress and the arts. Suave and style conscious them want to wear the latest fashions and are always appropriately dressed for the occasion. If they are not an artist themselves, they have an excellent appreciation of the arts and can be a good critic.
The Rabbit’s love of peace manifests itself in a somewhat negative way as a love of comfort. They generally avoid any kind of argument perhaps as much because it would disturb their peace of mind as because they are basically a timid soul and wither under criticism. They do, however, aggressively pursue their creature comforts and have a definite sybaritic streak. In other words, they like the comfort luxuries bring and find yourself right at home in the mall. Perhaps it’s a defense mechanism to protect their gentle heart, but for whatever reason, they are usually somewhat detached. At times the world can be too harsh and intimidating for a person as gentle as them. They can be moody, which might help explain their tendency to become melancholic. It’s hard to know their motivation for these, as they can be very secret about their personal life. That doesn’t, however, stop them from talking about ours.
In spite of their occasional physical and emotional withdrawal from the world, they actually crave the company of people and are quite adept at social relations being the diplomat they are. Unfortunately for the rest of us, they can be manipulative, and they are good at it. Their motives however aren’t evil. Usually they are just trying to get us to do something they find too unpleasant to handle themselves or to simply buy something for them, preferably clothes or dinner at an elegant restaurant. They are ever the opportunist.
The Rabbit In Relationships
Above all Rabbits love peace and their creature comforts. They need a gentle person to make them happy. And, it would help if they have a fair amount of money. They crave company and treasure their relationships. They are not only a social animal, but they like the security that comes with being in a relationship. In spite of this, they still like to keep their personal life personal. It’s not unusual for them to keep secrets from even those in close relationships. It’s not so much that they have anything to hide, it’s just they don’t want people knowing all those details—perhaps they feel vulnerable when people know too much about their private life.
Speaking of vulnerability, it is not easy to pick themselves up off the floor when a relationship goes bad. It takes a long time for those wounds to heal. They are comfortable letting their partner take the lead in most matters; however, they do have a strong passive-aggressive side as well. In other words, they have their ways, and can even be quite cunning, in getting their partner to do their bidding using indirect approaches. A night at the theater and dinner at a fine restaurant will indeed bring out their romantic side.
In close personal relationships they can be very romantic, but their natural cautiousness prevents them from settling down or committing to any one person right away.
At work, they excel by remaining cool and collected, and can be relied upon for extreme tact in delicate business dealings.
Rabbits are most compatible with : Sheep, Dog, Pig
Famous people born in the Year of the Rabbit: Albert Einstein, Leon Trotsky, Frank Sinatra, Pope Benedict XVI, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, David Beckham, Tiger Woods, Whitney Houston