If you were born in 1978, 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 1978
|Rank||Male name||Female name|
|1||Michael (3.93%)||Jennifer (3.43%)|
|2||Jason (3.02%)||Melissa (1.72%)|
|3||Christopher (2.77%)||Jessica (1.59%)|
|4||David (2.38%)||Amy (1.41%)|
|5||James (2.34%)||Heather (1.35%)|
Famous Generation X members born in 1978
- KOBE BRYANT, Basketball Player.
Born on the 23rd of August, 1978 (Virgo) in Philadelphia, PA. Died on the 26th of January, 2020, at the age of 41.
- IAN SOMERHALDER, TV Actor.
Born on the 8th of December, 1978 (Sagittarius) in Covington, LA.
- JAMES CORDEN, Comedian.
Born on the 22nd of August, 1978 (Leo) in London, England.
- JENSEN ACKLES, TV Actor.
Born on the 1st of March, 1978 (Pisces) in Dallas, TX.
- USHER, R&B Singer.
Born on the 14th of October, 1978 (Libra) in Dallas, TX.
- JOHN LEGEND, R&B Singer.
Born on the 28th of December, 1978 (Capricorn) in Springfield, OH.
- JAMES FRANCO, Movie Actor.
Born on the 19th of April, 1978 (Aries) in Palo Alto, CA.