1945 generation

What generation is 1945?

Anyone born in 1945 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 1945

RankMale nameFemale name
1James (5.43%)Mary (4.4%)
2Robert (5.1%)Linda (3.08%)
3John (4.82%)Barbara (2.84%)
4William (3.66%)Patricia (2.66%)
5Richard (3.36%)Carol (2.26%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Silent Generation people born in 1945

  1. BOB MARLEY, Reggae Singer.
    Born on the 6th of February, 1945 (Aquarius) in Jamaica. Died on the 11th of May, 1981, at the age of 36.
  2. VINCE MCMAHON, Sports Executive.
    Born on the 24th of August, 1945 (Virgo) in Pinehurst, NC.
  3. JACQUELINE WILSON, Children's Author.
    Born on the 17th of December, 1945 (Sagittarius) in Bath, England.
  4. TOM SELLECK, TV Actor.
    Born on the 29th of January, 1945 (Aquarius) in Detroit, MI.
  5. GEORGE MILLER, Director.
    Born on the 3rd of March, 1945 (Pisces) in Australia.
  6. RODRIGO DUTERTE, World Leader.
    Born on the 28th of March, 1945 (Aries) in Philippines.
  7. ROD STEWART, Rock Singer.
    Born on the 10th of January, 1945 (Capricorn) in London, England.
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