1970 generation

What generation is 1970?

If you were born in 1970, 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 1970

RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (4.48%)Jennifer (2.52%)
2James (3.24%)Lisa (2.13%)
3David (3.24%)Kimberly (1.86%)
4John (3.07%)Michelle (1.86%)
5Robert (3%)Amy (1.38%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Generation X members born in 1970

  1. MARIAH CAREY, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 27th of March, 1970 (Aries) in Long Island, NY.
  2. MELANIA TRUMP, Political Wife.
    Born on the 26th of April, 1970 (Taurus) in Slovenia.
  3. SUGA FREE, Rapper.
    Born on the 17th of January, 1970 (Capricorn) in Gardena, CA.
  4. HOLLY FRAZIER, Reality Star.
    Born on the 11th of May, 1970 (Taurus) in Pennsylvania.
  5. QUEEN LATIFAH, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 18th of March, 1970 (Pisces) in Newark, NJ.
  6. MATT DAMON, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 8th of October, 1970 (Libra) in Cambridge, MA.
  7. TARAJI P. HENSON, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 11th of September, 1970 (Virgo) in Washington, DC.
Born in 1970? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!