1987 generation

What generation is 1987?

If you were born in 1987, 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.

Check out our comprehensive article if you want to learn more about Millennials.

Common names of Millennials born in 1987

RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (3.26%)Jessica (2.99%)
2Christopher (2.79%)Ashley (2.93%)
3Matthew (2.38%)Amanda (2.23%)
4Joshua (2.05%)Jennifer (1.75%)
5David (1.89%)Sarah (1.49%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Millennials born in 1987

  1. ZAC EFRON, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 18th of October, 1987 (Libra) in San Luis Obispo, CA.
  2. LIONEL MESSI, Soccer Player.
    Born on the 24th of June, 1987 (Cancer) in Rosario, Argentina.
  3. BRENDON URIE, Rock Singer.
    Born on the 12th of April, 1987 (Aries) in St. George, UT.
  4. SHAY MITCHELL, TV Actress.
    Born on the 10th of April, 1987 (Aries) in Mississauga, Canada.
  5. MICHAEL B. JORDAN, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 9th of February, 1987 (Aquarius) in Santa Ana, CA.
  6. PHIL LESTER, YouTube Star.
    Born on the 30th of January, 1987 (Aquarius) in England.
  7. ANTHONY PADILLA, YouTube Star.
    Born on the 16th of September, 1987 (Virgo) in Sacramento, CA.
Were you born in 1987? Tell your friends that you are a proud Millennial!