1893 generation

What generation is 1893?

Everyone born in 1893 is a member of the Lost Generation. Representatives of this generation became adults during World War I. The generation is called Lost because of uncertainty and disorientation that followed WWI. In Europe it is called Generation of 1914 after the year when World War I started. Likely there are no representatives of this generation remain.

See our comprehensive article if you want to learn more about the Lost Generation.

Popular names of Lost Generation members born in 1893

RankMale nameFemale name
1John (6.65%)Mary (5.68%)
2William (5.97%)Anna (2.53%)
3James (4.16%)Ruth (1.62%)
4George (3.57%)Margaret (1.58%)
5Charles (3.08%)Elizabeth (1.49%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Lost Generation people born in 1893

  1. MAO TSE TUNG, World Leader.
    Born on the 26th of December, 1893 (Capricorn) in China. Died on the 9th of September, 1976, at the age of 82.
  2. YIP MAN, Teacher.
    Born on the 1st of October, 1893 (Libra) in Foshan, China. Died on the 2nd of December, 1972, at the age of 79.
  3. ROY O DISNEY, Entrepreneur.
    Born on the 24th of June, 1893 (Cancer) in Illinois. Died on the 20th of December, 1971, at the age of 78.
  4. MAE WEST, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 17th of August, 1893 (Leo) in New York City, NY. Died on the 22nd of November, 1980, at the age of 87.
  5. LILLIAN GISH, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 14th of October, 1893 (Libra) in Springfield, OH. Died on the 27th of February, 1993, at the age of 99.
  6. WILFRED OWEN, Poet.
    Born on the 18th of March, 1893 (Pisces) in England. Died on the 4th of November, 1918, at the age of 25.
  7. HERMAN GORING, Politician.
    Born on the 12th of January, 1893 (Capricorn) in Rosenheim, Germany. Died on the 15th of October, 1946, at the age of 53.
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