Year of the Water Tiger: Is 2022 a good year to have a baby?

Happy Lunar New Year! All around the world, nearly 2 billion people are celebrating today (Tuesday 1st February) with festivities lasting weeks.

Each Lunar year is represented by a cycle of 12 zodiac animals, and 2022 will be the Year of the Water Tiger. According to Chinese Astrology, babies born this year will be optimistic, jovial, and lucky. And don’t we need more humans in the world like that right now?!

What is a Tiger child like?

If your baby arrives anytime from today until February 21, 2023, you’ll have a little Tiger cub. So, you can expect them to have these personality traits:

  • Generous
  • Kind
  • Empathetic
  • Sensitive
  • Unpredictable
  • Bold
  • Rebellious
  • Impulsive
  • Stubborn
  • Lively
  • Tireless
  • Impatient
  • Playful
  • Loving

The symbolic significance of being born in 2022

For a baby born in any even year, they will be liked by everyone, have good leadership skills, and will be lucky in love.

The number 2 symbolises the ‘woman’ or ‘mother’ which can mean that your little one will have a love of family life and an appreciation of visual arts. Any person born under the sign of number 2 are balanced, kind, and fair, and the number 22 is associated with the idea of success in any field in their life.

How to decorate your Tiger baby’s bedroom, according to Feng Shui

Feng Shui is the practice of arranging pieces and choosing colours in living spaces in order to create balance with the natural world. Your baby’s lucky flowers are yellow lilies and cineraria. When decorating, the colours that are said to bring good luck this year for Tigers are blue, grey, and orange.

Is 2022 considered a good year to have a baby?

You are one lucky mumma to give birth this year. Overall, a Tiger baby is strong, brave, smart, funny, sociable, and adaptable to new situations. Named the ‘king of the animals’ in China, they’re often the centre of attention.

Choosing a name for babies born in 2022 

When Chinese astrology is applied to the choice of first names for babies, the role of the 5 elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water) is important in contributing to their luck and fortune throughout their life. So, we’ve rounded up a collection of baby names for each month reflecting their specific element.

Baby name ideas for boys based on the Chinese zodiac:

February (Metal): Oscar, Jin-Ho, Auban, Edgar, William

March (Earth/Metal): Marley, Jasper, Clay, Rezar, Gunter

April (Metal): Jing-Jing, Alban, Elwin, Yamin, Gerard

May (All names)

June (Metal): Steven, Jin, Finley, Callum, Flint

July (Metal): Estaban, Elvin, Timour, Upas, Zlatan

August (Wood/Water): Sylvester, Silas, Laurent, River, Murphy

September (Water): Dylan, Kelvin, Caspian, Lincoln, Dover

October (Water): Marius, Morrissey, Kendal, Zale, Deniz

November (Earth/Fire): Malo, Lucas, Eila, Ingmar, Sydney

December (Earth/Metal): Joris, Jihan, Damek, Dallas, Lambert

January 2023 (Wood/Fire): Benton, Logan, Hudson, Avner, Edan


Baby name ideas for girls based on the Chinese zodiac:

February (Metal): Louisa, Nina, Ariana, Nubia, Mai

March (Earth/Metal): Gaia, Cynthia, Kalia, Kate, Zurina

April (Metal): Tea, Aranka, Oriana, Kenza, Bianca

May (All names)

June (Metal): Aurelia, Fidda, Sonal, Dora, Lujain

July (Metal): Nolwen, Albin, Thara, Nubit, Eileen

August (Wood/Water): Rose, Willow, Derry, Morgan, Maya

September (Water): Mia, Ara, India, Indra, Kyla

October (Water): Aude, Ocean, Coraline, Bo, Laguna

November (Earth/Fire): Helena, Aurora, Etney, Ambre, Georgia

December (Earth/Metal): Nikita, Ada, London, Lourdes, Dharti

January 2023 (Wood/Fire): Clementine, Gretel, Daisy, Serafine, Nuria


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