1959 generation

What generation is 1959?

If 1959 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 1959

RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (3.94%)Mary (2.62%)
2David (3.87%)Susan (2%)
3James (3.63%)Linda (1.94%)
4John (3.53%)Karen (1.77%)
5Robert (3.44%)Donna (1.75%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Baby Boomers born in 1959

  1. SIMON COWELL, Talent Manager.
    Born on the 7th of October, 1959 (Libra) in London, England.
  2. CATHY NESBITT-STEIN, Reality Star.
    Born on the 19th of April, 1959 (Aries) in Ohio.
  3. MAGIC JOHNSON, Basketball Player.
    Born on the 14th of August, 1959 (Leo) in Lansing, MI.
  4. RACHEL RENEE RUSSELL, Children's Author.
    Born on the 13th of March, 1959 (Pisces) in St. Joseph, MI.
  5. WEIRD AL YANKOVIC, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 23rd of October, 1959 (Scorpio) in Downey, CA.
  6. DAVE COULIER, TV Actor.
    Born on the 21st of September, 1959 (Virgo) in St. Clair Shores, MI.
  7. EMMA THOMPSON, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 15th of April, 1959 (Aries) in London, England.
Born in 1959? Tell your friends that you are a proud Baby Boomer!