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The 2024 Chinese Zodiac and Your Baby’s Personality: The Year of the Wood Dragon

February 7, 2024

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Kimberly Jolasun

Dragons are destined to leave a significant impact on the world around them. Your dragon baby has a blend of ambition, charisma, and passion that makes Dragons ready to change the world.

Welcome to the mystical and captivating world of the Dragon, a symbol revered in Chinese culture for its potent combination of strength, wisdom, and auspicious power. Are you expecting a baby this year? As a new parent, we’ll take any insight we can get about our babies! From their ambitious and charismatic nature to their sometimes temperamental and impulsive tendencies, understanding these traits can be particularly enlightening for parents of Dragons.

Was your baby born in January or before February 10, 2024? Then their zodiac is sign is the Rabbit. Read more about the lunar year of the Rabbit here.

Personality Traits of the Dragon

  • Ambitious
  • Confident
  • Independent
  • Adventurous
  • Generous
  • Want to make the world a better place
  • Energetic
  • Charismatic
  • Honorable
  • Hard worker
  • Leader
  • Passionate
  • Loyal

Watch Out, Some Traits to Watch As a Parent

  • Temperamental
  • Impulsive
  • Hate being alone
  • Self-centered 
  • Impatient

2024 is the Year of the Wood Dragon

Dragons born in different years have different personalities, thanks to the Chinese Five Elements Theory. These are: metal, water, wood, fire and earth. 

What makes Wood Dragons even more special?

Wood dragons are also:

  • Intelligent
  • Attractive
  • Well-loved
  • Successful
  • Love the environment 
  • Popular
  • Fortunate

Lucky Charms for Dragons

  • Colors: Blue and purple
  • Numbers: 6 and 8
  • Directions: West, Northeast
  • Plants: Bamboo

Best Careers for Dragons

Given your baby’s foreseen ability to work hard, and lead charismatically, careers like politician, and entrepreneur are at the top of the career list. Other good ones for dragons are artists, researchers and architects.

Famous Dragons

We can think of lots of formidable dragons, but we love to shine some light on our favorite dragon moms. This year is a match for Michelle Obama, and that’s not bad.

  • Reese Witherspoon: March 22, 1976, Fire Dragon
  • Michelle Obama: January 17, 1964, Wood Dragon
  • Rihanna: February 20, 1988, Earth Dragon
  • Adele: May 5, 1988, Earth Dragon

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