1900 generation

What generation is 1900?

Everyone born in 1900 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 1900

RankMale nameFemale name
1John (6.06%)Mary (5.26%)
2William (5.29%)Helen (2%)
3James (4.47%)Anna (1.92%)
4George (3.33%)Margaret (1.67%)
5Charles (2.53%)Ruth (1.5%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Lost Generation people born in 1900

  1. ADOLF DASSLER, Entrepreneur.
    Born on the 3rd of November, 1900 (Scorpio) in Germany. Died on the 6th of September, 1978, at the age of 77.
  2. VIOLET BROWN, Supercentenarian.
    Born on the 10th of March, 1900 (Pisces) in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica. Died on the 15th of September, 2017, at the age of 117.
    Born on the 4th of August, 1900 (Leo) in Hitchin, England. Died on the 30th of March, 2002, at the age of 101.
  4. EDITH FRANK, Family Member.
    Born on the 16th of January, 1900 (Capricorn) in Aachen, Germany. Died on the 6th of January, 1945, at the age of 44.
  5. SAINT TERESA, Religious Leader.
    Born on the 13th of July, 1900 (Cancer) in Santiago, Chile. Died on the 12th of April, 1920, at the age of 19.
  6. SPENCER TRACY, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 5th of April, 1900 (Aries) in Milwaukee, WI. Died on the 10th of June, 1967, at the age of 67.
    Born on the 24th of July, 1900 (Leo) in Montgomery, AL. Died on the 10th of March, 1948, at the age of 47.
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