1973 generation

What generation is 1973?

If you were born in 1973, 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 1973

RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (4.2%)Jennifer (4.02%)
2Christopher (2.99%)Amy (1.74%)
3Jason (2.89%)Michelle (1.73%)
4James (2.66%)Kimberly (1.51%)
5David (2.55%)Lisa (1.46%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Generation X members born in 1973

  1. PAUL WALKER, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 12th of September, 1973 (Virgo) in Glendale, CA. Died on the 30th of November, 2013, at the age of 40.
  2. JASON NASH, Comedian.
    Born on the 23rd of May, 1973 (Gemini) in Boston, MA.
  3. HEIDI KLUM, Model.
    Born on the 1st of June, 1973 (Gemini) in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.
  4. KATE BECKINSALE, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 26th of July, 1973 (Leo) in London, England.
  5. PHARRELL WILLIAMS, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 5th of April, 1973 (Aries) in Virginia Beach, VA.
  6. TYRA BANKS, TV Show Host.
    Born on the 4th of December, 1973 (Sagittarius) in Inglewood, CA.
  7. ANDREW LINCOLN, TV Actor.
    Born on the 14th of September, 1973 (Virgo) in London, England.
Born in 1973? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!