If you were born in 1971, 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 1971
|Rank||Male name||Female name|
|1||Michael (4.27%)||Jennifer (3.24%)|
|2||James (3%)||Michelle (1.89%)|
|3||David (2.92%)||Lisa (1.88%)|
|4||John (2.83%)||Kimberly (1.75%)|
|5||Robert (2.79%)||Amy (1.5%)|
Famous Generation X members born in 1971
- TUPAC SHAKUR, Rapper.
Born on the 16th of June, 1971 (Gemini) in New York City, NY. Died on the 13th of September, 1996, at the age of 25.
- SNOOP DOGG, Rapper.
Born on the 20th of October, 1971 (Libra) in Long Beach, CA.
- SELENA QUINTANILLA, World Music Singer.
Born on the 16th of April, 1971 (Aries) in Lake Jackson, TX. Died on the 31st of March, 1995, at the age of 23.
- ELON MUSK, Entrepreneur.
Born on the 28th of June, 1971 (Cancer) in Pretoria, South Africa.
- DAVID WALLIAMS, Comedian.
Born on the 20th of August, 1971 (Leo) in London, England.
- MARK WAHLBERG, Movie Actor.
Born on the 5th of June, 1971 (Gemini) in Boston, MA.
- WINONA RYDER, Movie Actress.
Born on the 29th of October, 1971 (Scorpio) in Winona, MN.