1949 generation

What generation is 1949?

If 1949 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 1949

RankMale nameFemale name
1James (4.82%)Linda (5.18%)
2Robert (4.65%)Mary (3.81%)
3John (4.5%)Patricia (2.64%)
4William (3.41%)Barbara (2.43%)
5Michael (3.33%)Susan (2.15%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Baby Boomers born in 1949

  1. CAITLYN JENNER, Reality Star.
    Born on the 28th of October, 1949 (Scorpio) in Mount Kisco, NY.
  2. MERYL STREEP, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 22nd of June, 1949 (Cancer) in Summit, NJ.
  3. BILLY JOEL, Rock Singer.
    Born on the 9th of May, 1949 (Taurus) in New York City, NY.
  4. LIONEL RICHIE, R&B Singer.
    Born on the 20th of June, 1949 (Gemini) in Tuskegee, AL.
  5. RIC FLAIR, Wrestler.
    Born on the 25th of February, 1949 (Pisces) in Memphis, TN.
  6. ROGER TAYLOR, Drummer.
    Born on the 26th of July, 1949 (Leo) in England.
  7. SUSAN BENNETT, Voice Actress.
    Born on the 31st of July, 1949 (Leo) in Burlington, VT.
Born in 1949? Tell your friends that you are a proud Baby Boomer!