1976 generation

What generation is 1976?

If you were born in 1976, 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 1976

RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (4.1%)Jennifer (3.78%)
2Jason (3.23%)Amy (1.99%)
3Christopher (2.77%)Melissa (1.6%)
4David (2.41%)Heather (1.54%)
5James (2.35%)Angela (1.4%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Generation X members born in 1976

  1. LUKE BRYAN, Country Singer.
    Born on the 17th of July, 1976 (Cancer) in Leesburg, GA.
  2. RYAN REYNOLDS, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 23rd of October, 1976 (Scorpio) in Vancouver, Canada.
  3. BLAKE SHELTON, Country Singer.
    Born on the 18th of June, 1976 (Gemini) in Ada, OK.
  4. CANDACE CAMERON-BURE, TV Actress.
    Born on the 6th of April, 1976 (Aries) in Los Angeles, CA.
  5. REESE WITHERSPOON, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 22nd of March, 1976 (Aries) in New Orleans, LA.
  6. BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 19th of July, 1976 (Cancer) in London, England.
  7. PEYTON MANNING, Football Player.
    Born on the 24th of March, 1976 (Aries) in New Orleans, LA.
Born in 1976? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!