1933 generation

What generation is 1933?

Anyone born in 1933 is a part of the Silent Generation. This name was chosen because the generation's members became adults in the time of political repression. Many of them instead of speaking out their opinion preferred to keep silence. It is a relatively small generation because of the decreased birth rate during the Great Depression and World War II.

Consider reading our dedicated article if you want to know more about the Silent Generation.

Popular names of Silent Generation members born in 1933

RankMale nameFemale name
1Robert (5.32%)Mary (5.31%)
2James (5.01%)Betty (3.01%)
3John (4.53%)Barbara (2.58%)
4William (3.83%)Dorothy (2.11%)
5Richard (3.07%)Joan (1.84%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Silent Generation people born in 1933

  1. GENE WILDER, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 11th of June, 1933 (Gemini) in Milwaukee, WI. Died on the 29th of August, 2016, at the age of 83.
  2. JOAN RIVERS, TV Show Host.
    Born on the 8th of June, 1933 (Gemini) in New York City, NY. Died on the 4th of September, 2014, at the age of 81.
  3. CAROL BURNETT, TV Show Host.
    Born on the 26th of April, 1933 (Taurus) in San Antonio, TX.
  4. YOKO ONO, Activist.
    Born on the 18th of February, 1933 (Aquarius) in Tokyo, Japan.
  5. KARL LAGERFELD, Fashion Designer.
    Born on the 10th of September, 1933 (Virgo) in Hamburg, Germany. Died on the 19th of February, 2019, at the age of 85.
  6. LARRY KING, TV Show Host.
    Born on the 19th of November, 1933 (Scorpio) in Brooklyn, NY.
  7. QUINCY JONES, Music Producer.
    Born on the 14th of March, 1933 (Pisces) in Chicago, IL.
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