15 Characteristics of People Born in the Year of the Pig

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11. Female Pigs

Female Pigs are known for their frankness, honesty and sincerity. Though they are easy going and full of positive energy, they are both emotional and good at hiding what they are really feeling. However, they have high self-esteem and are careful to avoid doing things they may regret later. These warm-hearted women are all about helping others, which fills them with happiness and meaning. Their weaknesses come from their need for a simple life. Their overly simplistic approach to life and their impatience can get in the way of goal-oriented work. Female pigs tend to be more traditional and less open-minded, which can also be a career obstacle.

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12. Elements

Not only does each birth year correspond to an animal sign in the Chinese zodiac, but in Chinese element theory each sign is also associated with one of the five elements: metal, wood, water, fire, and earth. It is theorized that a person’s characteristics are further decided by this combination. Each element and Chinese zodiac animal combination appears every 60 years, with 2019 as an Earth Pig year.

The Earth Pig, which also has a birth year of 1959, is thought to be communicative, popular among their friends and punctual. They value family. Though they are planners, they prefer not to be leaders.

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13. Blood Type

Pigs can have even more specific characteristics associated with them depending on blood type. Those with blood type O are considered brave, independent, and enthusiastic. Blood type A pigs are honest, straightforward, and optimistic. Reliable and responsible, they are good at helping friends, but sometimes fail to grasp main points and are described as simple-minded. Pigs who are blood type B are full of vitality but not sociable. They can also be bold and aggressive. Those with blood type AB are born leaders and responsible workers. These Pigs like to handle every aspect of life in their own way and are not easily influenced.

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14. Birth Month

A Pig’s destiny is further determined by birth month. The luckiest birth months for Pigs are January, February, April, September, and November. Each month, which corresponds to the Chinese Lunar calendar, also has specific personalities assigned to it for Pigs.

January Pigs are the luckiest and are expected to have long, healthy and happy lives. February Pigs are supposed to be talented and vigorous and are predicted to have dignified and healthy lives. Pigs with an April birth month are known as clever, talented and honest. These fast thinkers should have comfortable, happy lives. Pigs born in September will have an abundance of food and clothing and should live leisurely, worry-free lives, but they will need to exercise to ensure good health. November pigs are supposed to be smart, easy going, honest, and sincere. They should live worry-free, secure, and happy lives.

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15. Birth Date and Time

A Pig’s date of birth, and even the time they were born, can determine their fate. Pigs born on the 4th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 17th, 24th, 29th, or the 30th day of the month will be lucky their entire lives. The time of birth can also signify different destinies, as well as varying characteristics. The most promising birth times for Pigs are 5 to 7 a.m.; 3 to 5 p.m.; 7 to 9 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m. This last time period is considered the Pig Time/Hai Period (a two-hour span corresponds to each sign in the Chinese zodiac). Pigs born in the morning are generally characterized as brave but reckless; at noon as having a fighting spirit; and in the evening as confident.