1968 generation

What generation is 1968?

If you were born in 1968, 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 1968

Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (4.62%)Lisa (2.9%)
2David (3.59%)Michelle (1.94%)
3John (3.43%)Kimberly (1.87%)
4James (3.42%)Jennifer (1.57%)
5Robert (3.28%)Melissa (1.27%)
Born in 1968? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!

Famous Generation X members born in 1968

  1. WILL SMITH, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 25th of September, 1968 (Libra) in Philadelphia, PA.
  2. HUGH JACKMAN, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 12th of October, 1968 (Libra) in Sydney, Australia.
  3. MELISSA GISONI, Reality Star.
    Born on the 13th of June, 1968 (Gemini) in New York City, NY.
  4. CELINE DION, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 30th of March, 1968 (Aries) in Canada.
  5. BEETLEJUICE, Comedian.
    Born on the 2nd of June, 1968 (Gemini) in Jersey City, NJ.
  6. MARC D'AMELIO, Family Member.
    Born on the 1st of November, 1968 (Scorpio) in United States.
  7. TONY HAWK, Skateboarder.
    Born on the 12th of May, 1968 (Taurus) in Carlsbad, CA.