If you were born in 1966, then you are a member of Generation X. Sometimes it is called Gen X or Xers for short. This generation had no defining moment in history that could be used to name the generation after. That is one of the reasons why X was chosen as a symbol for it. In algebra X is used to represent an undefined value.
Look at our in-depth review to find out more about Generation X.
Popular names of Xers born in 1966
|Rank||Male name||Female name|
|1||Michael (4.4%)||Lisa (3.24%)|
|2||David (3.65%)||Kimberly (1.84%)|
|3||James (3.59%)||Mary (1.65%)|
|4||John (3.58%)||Michelle (1.55%)|
|5||Robert (3.26%)||Karen (1.45%)|
Famous Generation X members born in 1966
- ABBY LEE MILLER, Reality Star.
Born on the 21st of September, 1966 (Virgo) in Miami, FL.
- ADAM SANDLER, Movie Actor.
Born on the 9th of September, 1966 (Virgo) in Brooklyn, NY.
- GORDON RAMSAY, Chef.
Born on the 8th of November, 1966 (Scorpio) in Scotland.
- LUKE PERRY, TV Actor.
Born on the 11th of October, 1966 (Libra) in Mansfield, OH. Died on the 4th of March, 2019, at the age of 52.
- JANET JACKSON, Pop Singer.
Born on the 16th of May, 1966 (Taurus) in Gary, IN.
- PATRICK DEMPSEY, TV Actor.
Born on the 13th of January, 1966 (Capricorn) in Lewiston, ME.
- JORDAN MATTER, Photographer.
Born on the 6th of October, 1966 (Libra) in New York City, NY.