1974 generation

What generation is 1974?

If you were born in 1974, 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 1974

Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (4.14%)Jennifer (4.03%)
2Jason (3.36%)Amy (1.89%)
3Christopher (2.98%)Michelle (1.65%)
4David (2.56%)Heather (1.48%)
5James (2.54%)Angela (1.46%)
Born in 1974? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!

Famous Generation X members born in 1974

  1. LEONARDO DICAPRIO, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 11th of November, 1974 (Scorpio) in Los Angeles, CA.
  2. JIMMY FALLON, TV Show Host.
    Born on the 19th of September, 1974 (Virgo) in New York City, NY.
  3. FGTEEV DUDDY, YouTube Star.
    Born on the 29th of October, 1974 (Scorpio) in United States.
  4. MISHA COLLINS, TV Actor.
    Born on the 20th of August, 1974 (Leo) in Boston, MA.
  5. LIL KIM, Rapper.
    Born on the 11th of July, 1974 (Cancer) in New York City, NY.
  6. REY MYSTERIO JR., Wrestler.
    Born on the 11th of December, 1974 (Sagittarius) in Chula Vista, CA.
  7. DAVID HARBOUR, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 10th of April, 1974 (Aries) in New York City, NY.