All people born in 1911 are representatives of the Greatest Generation. Members of this generation became adults during the hard years of the Great Depression and World War II. They were the main cohort that took part in WWII. Therefore sometimes it is also called World War II Generation.
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Popular names of Greatest Generation members born in 1911
|Rank||Male name||Female name|
|1||John (5.57%)||Mary (5.52%)|
|2||William (4.39%)||Helen (2.67%)|
|3||James (4.12%)||Margaret (2.1%)|
|4||George (2.73%)||Dorothy (2.01%)|
|5||Robert (2.7%)||Ruth (1.81%)|
Famous Greatest Generation people born in 1911
- LUCILLE BALL, TV Actress.
Born on the 6th of August, 1911 (Leo) in Jamestown, NY. Died on the 26th of April, 1989, at the age of 77.
- CANTINFLAS, Movie Actor.
Born on the 12th of August, 1911 (Leo) in Mexico City, Mexico. Died on the 20th of April, 1993, at the age of 81.
- LEIF ERICKSON, Movie Actor.
Born on the 27th of October, 1911 (Scorpio) in California. Died on the 29th of January, 1986, at the age of 74.
- BUTTERFLY MCQUEEN, Movie Actress.
Born on the 7th of January, 1911 (Capricorn) in Tampa, FL. Died on the 22nd of December, 1995, at the age of 84.
- GINGER ROGERS, Movie Actress.
Born on the 16th of July, 1911 (Cancer) in Independence, MO. Died on the 25th of April, 1995, at the age of 83.
- VIVI-ANNE HULTEN, Figure Skater.
Born on the 25th of August, 1911 (Virgo) in Antwerp, Belgium. Died on the 15th of January, 2003, at the age of 91.
- VINCENT PRICE, Movie Actor.
Born on the 27th of May, 1911 (Gemini) in St. Louis, MO. Died on the 25th of October, 1993, at the age of 82.