1981 generation

What generation is 1981?

If you were born in 1981, you are a part of Generation Y or Gen Y for short. Members of this generation are commonly called Millennials. They are called like this because the first representatives became adults around the beginning of the new millennium. Echo Boomers is another name used for Gen Y because most Millennials are offsprings of Baby Boomers.

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Common names of Millennials born in 1981

RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (3.69%)Jennifer (3.19%)
2Christopher (2.7%)Jessica (2.38%)
3Matthew (2.33%)Amanda (1.92%)
4Jason (2.25%)Sarah (1.58%)
5David (2.18%)Melissa (1.57%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Millennials born in 1981

  1. BEYONCÉ, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 4th of September, 1981 (Virgo) in Houston, TX.
  2. BRITNEY SPEARS, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 2nd of December, 1981 (Sagittarius) in McComb, MS.
    Born on the 31st of January, 1981 (Aquarius) in Memphis, TN.
  4. CHRIS EVANS, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 13th of June, 1981 (Gemini) in Boston, MA.
  5. MEGHAN MARKLE, Duchess.
    Born on the 4th of August, 1981 (Leo) in Los Angeles, CA.
  6. CASEY NEISTAT, YouTube Star.
    Born on the 25th of March, 1981 (Aries) in New London, CT.
  7. ALICIA KEYS, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 25th of January, 1981 (Aquarius) in New York City, NY.
Were you born in 1981? Tell your friends that you are a proud Millennial!