1935 generation

What generation is 1935?

Anyone born in 1935 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 1935

RankMale nameFemale name
1Robert (5.29%)Mary (5.07%)
2James (5.14%)Shirley (3.9%)
3John (4.44%)Barbara (2.82%)
4William (3.76%)Betty (2.64%)
5Richard (3.17%)Patricia (2.11%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Silent Generation people born in 1935

  1. ELVIS PRESLEY, Rock Singer.
    Born on the 8th of January, 1935 (Capricorn) in Tupelo, MS. Died on the 16th of August, 1977, at the age of 42.
  2. JULIE ANDREWS, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 1st of October, 1935 (Libra) in Surrey, England.
  3. CHARLES MALLET, TikTok Star.
    Born on the 10th of October, 1935 (Libra) in Louisiana.
  4. MARY BERRY, TV Show Host.
    Born on the 24th of March, 1935 (Aries) in Bath, England.
  5. WOODY ALLEN, Director.
    Born on the 1st of December, 1935 (Sagittarius) in Brooklyn, NY.
  6. SALMAN, King.
    Born on the 31st of December, 1935 (Capricorn) in Saudi Arabia.
  7. DALAI LAMA, Religious Leader.
    Born on the 6th of July, 1935 (Cancer) in China.
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