1947 generation

What generation is 1947?

If 1947 is your birth year, then you are a member of the generation called Baby Boomers or simply Boomers. All representatives of this generation were born during the baby boom that happened right after the end of World War II. It was the largest generation before Millennials overcame it in 2019.

Want to know more about your generation? See our detailed article about Baby Boomers.

Popular names of Boomers born in 1947

RankMale nameFemale name
1James (5.1%)Linda (5.48%)
2Robert (4.93%)Mary (3.94%)
3John (4.75%)Patricia (2.82%)
4William (3.61%)Barbara (2.68%)
5Richard (3.15%)Sandra (1.91%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Baby Boomers born in 1947

  1. HILLARY CLINTON, Politician.
    Born on the 26th of October, 1947 (Scorpio) in Chicago, IL.
    Born on the 30th of July, 1947 (Leo) in Austria.
  3. DAVID BOWIE, Rock Singer.
    Born on the 8th of January, 1947 (Capricorn) in London, England. Died on the 10th of January, 2016, at the age of 69.
  4. ELTON JOHN, Rock Singer.
    Born on the 25th of March, 1947 (Aries) in London, England.
  5. STEPHEN KING, Novelist.
    Born on the 21st of September, 1947 (Virgo) in Portland, ME.
  6. BRIAN MAY, Guitarist.
    Born on the 19th of July, 1947 (Cancer) in London, England.
  7. KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR, Basketball Player.
    Born on the 16th of April, 1947 (Aries) in New York City, NY.
Born in 1947? Tell your friends that you are a proud Baby Boomer!